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Old 12-18-2012, 11:24 PM   #1
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I thought this was an interesting article about a new football helmet design. Dr. Dean Sicking, who engineered the SAFER barriers now used at every major racetrack, is now looking for a way to implement the same impact reducing concept into a football helmet.

If you don't know what a SAFER barrier is, it's all explained in the article.

http://espn.go.com/racing/story/_/id...-racing-nascar
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Old 12-19-2012, 12:12 AM   #2
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I thought this was an interesting article about a new helmet design. Dr. Dean Sicking, who engineered the SAFER barriers now used at every major racetrack, is now looking for a way to implement the same impact reducing concept into a football helmet.

If you don't know what a SAFER barrier is, it's all explained in the article.

http://espn.go.com/racing/story/_/id...-racing-nascar
i believe dale jr is wearing a new SAFER type helmet this year due to his concussions
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The research and technology that has gone into developing safer helmets has been remarkable over the last decade or so. However, anything short of developing a surgery/procedure to fully stabilize the brain and there will always be the risk of concussion, even with the better helmets.
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