Helmets Imitate the Way the Scalp Moves Over the Skull to Protect Against Injuries | Biomimicry | Scoop.it

Conventional lids work well against direct blows, but are less effective when the impact comes from off-centre, and it's these rotational injuries which pose the greatest risk of brain damage. The Phillips Head Protection System (PHPS) allows helmets to imitate the way the scalp moves over the human skull when it receives a glancing blow.