* Ski helmets-should be required while skiing?

Ski helmets can protect our head while skiing, particularly, when skiing at high speed and snowboard edge blade and ski pole are very sharp.According to the study of the injuries related to ski, the greater is the chance of severe brain trauma, the faster the movement and the more complex movements. The main danger is a serious brain and spinal cord damage. Although the rate of such injuries is not so high, yet possibly it leads to death due to trauma.

Some skiers generally choose the ramp with gentler slopes to avoid the possible injuries. However, there are still some of them being hurt or even killed due to a lack of skiing helmet or other protective gear. “During skiing, think it is the most important to wear ski helmet, in addition to the necessary ski shoes, snow board and sticks.”

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It is known that the probability of the occurrence of traumatic brain injury is great during skiing. As for the brain injuries, epidural hematoma is especially required to be focused because these patients may only feel a headache after injury. Resulting from the compression of brain tissue, patients suffer from coma, in particular, the drunken patients possibly are often considered to be in deep sleep, and then resulting in delays in diagnosis and treatment of disease.Epidural hematoma secondary brain damage may be caused by heavy hurry, and a lack of timely treatment can easily lead to death.

The collision can cause serious head injuries on head, against hard surfaces such as snow and or ice, rocks and trees and other natural objects or artificial objects such as resorts, railings and cabinets. Therefore, the helmet is a must for all skiers. Regardless of your level of ability,  wearing a helmet is always essential. Remember that even the slow collision, head slip hurt backward can lead to serious head injuries.

Safety Tips while skiing
1) Do not ski too fast, unless you can ensure safety;
2) You should pay attention to skiers around you, especially in the crowded ski trail;
3) Pay more attention when snow conditions and visibility are poor, also, in the ski slopes where it is difficult to ski or in the narrow part of the lot. Be especially careful and have a good rest when your feel tired rather than continue to ski, taking the risk of serious falling hazard. Remember, many skiing accidents occurred in the “Today’s the last skiing”;
4) Do not ski across when the skiers in front of you are about to turn and if the team stop, you should stop backward ;
5) If there are two have experienced skiers in one team, one should lead the way and the other ski behind the team to take care of teammates and move in order.

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