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What makes sports gear safer?

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Lerner Publishing Group,
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If you pay attention to the news, you've probably seen some scary headlines: fiery NASCAR crashes, career-ending sports injuries, and more. But the truth is, these kinds of accidents are rare. Engineers have designed sports gear to keep athletes as safe as possible. Carbon-fiber helmets, smart pads, and avalanche air bags are just a few of the improvements that help people play sports more safely. Learn more about how the technology in sports gear works to keep us safe.

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subject_facet Sporting goods -- Juvenile literature
Sports -- Safety measures -- Juvenile literature
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Sporting goods
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