A Heads-Up On Helmet Safety

UF Health TraumaOne provides helmets and bicycle safety sessions to help prevent pediatric brain injuries.

By: Dee Russell
Boy riding a bicycle wearing a helmet. Helmets protect the brain by absorbing most of the impact during a collision or fall. They come in several sizes and must be replaced as the rider grows to ensure proper fit.
“A bike helmet is the best line of defense against a severe head injury. When it’s worn on your head correctly, it can help save your life.”
Rebecca Melvin
UF Health TraumaOne Edcuation Coordinator