Pushbike peril

 作者:国庳拎     |      日期:2019-03-06 04:20:04
By Justin Mullins LOW speed bicycle crashes can badly injure —or even kill—children if they fall onto the ends of the handlebars. So a team of engineers is redesigning the humble handlebar in a bid to make it safer. Kristy Arbogast, a bioengineer at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in Pennsylvania, began the project with her colleagues after a study of serious abdominal injuries in children in the past 30 years showed that more than a third were caused by bicycle accidents. “The task was to identify how the injuries occurred and come up with some countermeasures,