Helmets Cannot Prevent Brain Injuries

Even with a helmet on, a person's brain is still free to move about in the skull's cerebral spinal fluid, which can cause concussion.

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Posted on BrainLine April 13, 2012.

Produced by Noel Gunther, Brian King, and Michael Yoswa, BrainLine.

About the author: Julian Bailes, MD

Julian Bailes, MD is a founding member of the Brain Injury Research Institute and professor and chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery, West Virginia University School of Medicine. He is a recognized leader in the field of neurosurgery and the impact of brain injury on cognitive function.

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