Designing Safety Helmets -- Science of the Summer Olympics: Engineering in Sports (Video)
- NBC Learn and National Science Foundation for National Science Foundation August 16th, 2016
- Source: http://www.nsf.gov/news/mmg/mmg_disp.jsp?med_id=72800
For many athletes at the 2012 Summer Olympics, safety helmets will be an essential part of their athletic gear. Nikhil Gupta, a mechanical engineer at New York University, explains how safety helmets are designed, constructed and tested.