A New Football Helmet for NFL Players: A Quebec Creation!

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Upon an invitation from the National Football League (NFL), a group of Quebec engineers created a helmet that absorbs the energy generated by the impacts to redistribute it. Let's take this news to learn more about the history and culture surrounding American football, discuss the science of injury prevention in sports, and discover other inventions created by other Quebecers!

In 2019, the National Football League (NFL) launched a contest to promote the invention of a new football helmet that would improve the prevention of head injuries among players. KOLLIDE, a group of Quebec engineers, created a helmet that absorbs the energy of the impacts to redistribute it.

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