Pro-Neck-Tor named Popular Science’s Best of What’s New

A sports helmet invented by UBC researchers has been named a Winner of a 2008 Popular Science Best of What’s New award in the Personal Health category.

The Pro-Neck-Tor helmet, co-developed by Mechanical Engineering Prof. Peter Cripton and PhD candidate Tim Nelson, has been shown in preliminary testing to reduce direct impact to the neck by up to 56 per cent.

Revealed every December, the Popular Science magazine’s Best of What’s New awards are presented to 100 new products and technologies spanning 11 categories.

Link to UBC Pro-Neck-Tor press release

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