What Does MIPS Do? | Cycling Helmets, Concussion & Brain Injuries

Published on January 11th 2020

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MIPS is a safety system built into some cycling helmets specifically designed to reduce the impact of a brain injuries in the event of a bike crash. Unfortunately crashing can be part of our sport and our heads are incredibly vulnerable to damage as a result of rotational motion. Concussion is a term widely used to describe the symptoms of damage to brain tissue after head injuries, but their severity can be wide ranging and often misunderstood. MIPS are addressing this with their product the BPS which can be built into the liner of a cycling helmet to reduce the energy of rotational impacts. In association with MIPS: https://gcn.eu/MIPS Check out the GCN App: https://gcn.eu/app Check out the GCN Shop: https://gcn.eu/2LR Subscribe to GCN: http://gcn.eu/SubscribeToGCN Register your interest in the GCN Club: https://gcn.eu/2LQ #Cycling #GCN #RoadBike Have you ever suffered from a brain injury or concussion? For all of our adventures and epic rides follow us on Komoot: https://gcn.eu/komoothr Submit your content with our new uploader: http://gcn.eu/upload Join our Facebook community: http://gcn.eu/FBCommunity If you enjoyed this video, make sure to give it a thumbs up and share it with your friends. 👍 If you'd like to contribute captions and video info in your language, here's the link - https://gcn.eu/2LP Watch more on GCN... 📹 How Safe Is Your Heart? | https://gcn.eu/hearthealth Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound: Urban Discoveries - John Barzetti Toneram - Valante Sunshine Rain - Brendon Moeller Strike From Above - Rockin' For Decades Soaring - Brendon Moeller Snow - Jones Meadow Red Red Shoes - Czar Donic On the Sleeping Shores - Chaxti Photos: © Velo Collection (TDW) / Getty Images & © Bettiniphoto / http://www.bettiniphoto.net/