Bicycle helmets and injury prevention : A formal review

  title={Bicycle helmets and injury prevention : A formal review},
  author={Robyn G Attewell},
Australia is one of the few countries with current uniform helmet legislation (introduced in the early 1990s), but many cyclists continue to ride without head protection. Many peer-reviewed epidemiological studies published over the past decade have investigated the efficacy of helmets in preventing serious injury to bicycle riders involved in crashes. This report presents a formal summary quantification of these results and provides overwhelming evidence in support of helmets for preventing… CONTINUE READING

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