Tagged: head injury

Cycling: head injuries ignored because of entrenched macho culture - Guest Work

Guest Author Sep 24, 2020

Howard Hurst, University of Central Lancashire and Jack Hardwicke, University of Winchester Competitive road cycling is a demanding and unique sport. One where crashing is inevitable – especially at the professional level. While the risk of head injury is relatively low in cycling – approximately 5-13% – compared to contact sports such as rugby, the consequences of a … Read More

Helmetless bike riders – a dying breed - Kidney Punch

John Pickering Oct 24, 2012

A few weeks ago a member of Christchurch City Council and Canterbury District Health Board advocated the non-wearing of bike helmets.  I commented on the idiocy of this at the time. A source tells me that said person got a hard time from other CDHB board members-good. Perhaps this recent research will put the anti-establishmet … Continue reading » … Read More