Essays about: "Bicycle Helmets"

Found 4 essays containing the words Bicycle Helmets.

  1. 1. Ephemeral Selves: A semiotic cultural analysis of a Swedish bicycle helmet campaign

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för etnologi

    Author : Robin Öberg; [2016]
    Keywords : Applied Cultural Analysis; Bicycle Helmets; C.S. Peirce; Cultural Anthropology; Ephemeral Selves; European Ethnology; Evaluation; Governance; MACA; Marketing; Material Culture; Materiality; Mixed-Methods Approach; Performance; Policy; Semiotics; Social Self; Statistics; Traffic Safety Campaign; Qualitative Insight; Cykelhjälmar; Efemära Själv; Europeisk Etnologi; Kvalitativ Insikt; Kulturantropologi; Marknadsföring; Materiell Kultur; Materialitet; Riktlinjer; Semiotik; Socialt Själv; SPSS; Statistik; Styrmedel; Tillämpad Kulturanalys; trafiksäkerhetskampanjer; Uppträdande; Cultural Sciences; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In 2014, Lund municipality in Sweden handed out 830 bicycle helmets for free. Such governance campaigns are commonplace in Sweden, yet no campaign has ever been evaluated. There are two research aims to this thesis. First, to evaluate how many of the 830 cyclists actually wear the bicycle helmets that they received. READ MORE

  2. 2. Sport Accessory Design for Narrative Clip 2

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Produktutveckling

    Author : Elisabeth Hansson; Yasser Faraj; [2015]
    Keywords : Mount; Narrative Clip; Narrative; Product Development; Sport accessory; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : This report describes the development of mounts for the company Narrative’s camera Narrative Clip 2, focusing on people with an active lifestyle. The terminal goal of the thesis is to come down to which types of mounts to develop for the active lifestyle user and thereafter, create a couple of 3D-printed mounts for these placements. READ MORE

  3. 3. A new helmet testing method to assess potential damages in the Brain and the head due to rotational energy

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för teknik och hälsa (STH)

    Author : Sergio Christian Carnevale Lon; [2014]
    Keywords : Rotational acceleration; helmet testing; FEM; Impact Test; Oblique impact;

    Abstract : Preservation and protection of the head segment is of upmost importance due to the criticality of the functions entailed in this section of the body by the brain and the nervous system. Numerous events in daily life situations such as transportation and sports pose threats of injuries that may end or change a person’s life. READ MORE

  4. 4. Attitudes and beliefs of students towards wearing bicycle helmets : A study carried out at Linköping University, Sweden

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Kommunikations- och transportsystem

    Author : Susanne Pröstl; [2009]
    Keywords : ITS; safety; bicycle helmet; attitudes; measures;

    Abstract : The most common diagnoses after bicycle accidents are head injuries and fractures on arms and legs. At two of three injured cyclists, head injuries are the primary cause of death and bicycle helmets are a good protection against these injuries. Because the brain is very fragile, even a moderate hit can cause a serious injury. READ MORE