Children's Minnesota in the News

New study confirms helmets offer protection for skiers and snowboarders

A new study on snow sports and helmet use highlights the increasing risks and dangers involved with activities like skiing and snowboarding. Researchers emphasized that helmets offer significant protection against serious head injuries, and everyone participating in snow sports and related activities should wear them. Dr. Kelly Bergmann, emergency medicine doctor at Children’s Minnesota, weighed in on the study’s findings. Read the full article by Reuters Health: For skiers and snowboarders, helmets still offer protection.

Kristin Tesmer