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Protective Efficacy of Helmets and Laboratory Testing at Preventing Head Injury during Head Impact

The objective of this work was to perform biomechanical testing of paired helmeted and unhelmeted head impacts using a validated anthropomorphic test head-form and a range of drop heights between 0.5 m and 3.0 m.


Mon 1st Dec 2014

Factors influencing bike share membership: An analysis of Melbourne and Brisbane

This study sets out to understand and quantify the factors influencing bike share membership in Australia’s two bike share programs located in Melbourne and Brisbane.


Mon 24th Nov 2014

Public Bike Sharing in New York City: Helmet Use Behavior Patterns at 25 Citi Bike Stations

The purpose of this study was to assess helmet use behavior among Citi Bike™ riders at 25 of the busiest docking stations.


Thu 20th Nov 2014

A real-life based evaluation method of deployable vulnerable road user protection systems.

The aim of this study was to develop a real-life-based evaluation method, incorporating vulnerable road user (VRU) full-body loading to a vehicle with a deployable protection system in relevant test setups, and use this method to evaluate a prototype pedestrian and cyclist protection system.


Thu 20th Nov 2014

Rethinking bicycle helmets as a preventive tool: a 4-year review of bicycle injuries

The aim of this study was to determine the utility of bicycle helmets in prevention of intra-cranial hemorrhage. 


Thu 20th Nov 2014

The Safety of Public Bicycle Share Programs in North America

This letter provides a critique of a recent study that postulated that head injuries accounted for an increasing proportion of total bicycle injuries in the year following implementation of a bicycle share program.




Tue 18th Nov 2014

Helmet use in bicycle trauma patients: a population-based study

The aim of this study was to investigate the association between helmet use and injury pattern in bicycle trauma patients.


Sat 15th Nov 2014

Finding our balance: Considering the opportunities for public bicycle systems in Cape Town

This paper seeks to examine the degree to which a public bicycle system could meet the needs of people in Cape Town, South Africa.


Thu 13th Nov 2014

A systematic review of methods used to assess mandatory bicycle helmet legislation in New Zealand

This paper aims to systematically review all studies that assess the New Zealand Mandatory Helmet Law in accordance with quality criteria for assessing population-based interventions.


Thu 13th Nov 2014

Inequalities in the London bicycle sharing system revisited: impacts of extending the scheme to poor

This study examined how the profile of the users of the London bike share scheme changed between 2010 and 2013 by distinguishing trips made with a pre-purchased access key (‘registered use’) from pay-as-you-go trips using a credit/debit card (‘casual use’).


Fri 7th Nov 2014