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Chris Withnall

webc-Chris-Withnall-CandidChris manages research and development in sports biomechanics. He has designed helmets for firefighting, riot police, bicycle, football, hockey and military applications as well as other human protection systems since joining Biokinetics in 1990. Chris conducted several years of NFL concussion research on injury tolerance, helmets and mouth guards. Varied research includes airbags, side impact, safety in soccer, riot police injury, ballistic armour degradation and racing helmet safety.

Chris has authored 18 peer reviewed articles and is a contributing member of the Canadian Standards Association and American Society for Testing and Materials.