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

Published on February 1st 2020

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The MIPS technology is an added safety system built into helmets specifically designed to reduce rotational motion that may otherwise be transferred to the brain in the event of a crash. Unfortunately crashing can be part of our sport and our brains are vulnerable to damage resulting from rotational motion. Concussion is a term widely used to describe the symptoms of certain damage to the brain tissue caused by head injuries often resulting from rotational motion to the head, but the severity of concussions can be wide ranging and is often misunderstood. Follow us behind the scenes to learn more about helmet safety and what rotational motion really means. 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/2Yg Subscribe to GCN: http://gcn.eu/SubscribeToGCN Register your interest in the GCN Club: https://gcn.eu/2Ye #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 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/2Yd 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/