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Helmets - Helmet, Bicycle Helmet, Motorcycle Helmet, Equestrian Helmet, Football Helmet, Mahiole, Helmet of Co Ofene Ti, Custodian Helmet (Paperback) Loot Price: R290 Discovery Miles 2 900
Helmets - Helmet, Bicycle Helmet, Motorcycle Helmet, Equestrian Helmet, Football Helmet, Mahiole, Helmet of Co Ofene Ti,...
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Helmets - Helmet, Bicycle Helmet, Motorcycle Helmet, Equestrian Helmet, Football Helmet, Mahiole, Helmet of Co Ofene Ti, Custodian Helmet (Paperback)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 47. Chapters: Helmet, Bicycle helmet, Motorcycle helmet, Equestrian helmet, Football helmet, Mahiole, Helmet of Co ofene ti, Custodian helmet, Diving helmet, Hockey helmet, Firefighter's helmet, Hard hat, History of the football helmet, Batting helmet, Snell Memorial Foundation, Revolution helmets, Bicycle helmets by country, Helmet of Iron Gates, The Helmet Project, Ski helmet, Close helm, Welding helmet, Lacrosse helmet, Winged helmet, Riot protection helmet, Coolflo, Fighter pilot helmet, Helicopter helmet, Eyeshield, Tarnhelm, Leather helmet, Lifeboatman's helmet, Pudding hat, Helmet light mount, Mining helmet, Conical helmet. Excerpt: A bicycle helmet is a helmet intended to be worn while riding a bicycle. They are designed to attenuate impacts to the skull of a cyclist in falls while minimizing side effects such as interference with peripheral vision. There is an active scientific debate, with no consensus, on whether helmets are useful for road cyclists, and on whether any benefits are outweighed by their disadvantages. The debate on whether helmet use should be enforced by law is intense and occasionally bitter, often based not only on differing interpretations of the academic literature, but also on differing assumptions and interests on the two sides. A bicycle helmet. "Hairnet" helmetA cycle helmet should generally be light in weight and provide ample ventilation, because cycling can be an intense aerobic activity which significantly raises body temperature, and the head in particular needs to be able to regulate its temperature. The dominant form of helmet up to the 1970s was the leather "hairnet" style. This offered acceptable protection from scrapes and cuts, but only minimal impact protection, and was mainly used by racing cyclists. More widespread use of helmets began in the U.S. in the 1970s. After many decades, ...

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Imprint: Books LLC, Wiki Series
Country of origin: United States
Release date: August 2011
First published: August 2011
Editors: Books Group
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 48
ISBN-13: 978-1-156-49194-2
Barcode: 9781156491942
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-156-49194-0

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