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Arthur Alves Dos Santos, James Sorce, Alexandra Schonning, and Grant Bevill

form of personal protective equipment used for head protection in the construction industry. Thus, hard hats represent the primary protective mechanism against TBIs, which are typically associated with abrupt changes in head accelerations. 14 – 17 Two types of hard hats exist—type I (designed to

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Kenneth E. Games, Zachary K. Winkelmann, and Lindsey E. Eberman

lift-and-carry of patients. 1 The environment that a firefighter works in routinely exposes them to hazards such as smoke, fire, and chemicals. 2 , 3 Fortunately, firefighters have personal protective equipment (PPE) including helmets, jackets, and trousers that protect them from the environment. 4

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population in a host of settings. We are actively accepting photos that highlight diversity in athletic trainers, patients, settings, and activities, as well as photos that properly illustrate social distancing and the use of personal protective equipment. Help us tell your story. Learn more and upload your

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Rebecca M. Hirschhorn, Cassidy Holland, Amy F. Hand, and James M. Mensch

risk of injury and illness of the athletic population through awareness, education, and intervention. 4.38 ± 0.85 3 Minimize the risk of injury and illness through proper utilization of preparticipation physicals and other screening tools. 3.97 ± 1.22 4 Properly fit personal protective equipment and

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David P. Looney, Mark J. Buller, Andrei V. Gribok, Jayme L. Leger, Adam W. Potter, William V. Rumpler, William J. Tharion, Alexander P. Welles, Karl E. Friedl, and Reed W. Hoyt

.M. , & Yokota , M. ( 2015 ). Real-time core body temperature estimation from heart rate for first responders wearing different levels of personal protective equipment . Ergonomics, 58 ( 11 ), 1830 – 1841 . PubMed ID: 25967760 doi:10.1080/00140139.2015.1036792 10.1080/00140139.2015.1036792 Gagge , A

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Lydia M. Kocher, Jonisha P. Pollard, Ashley E. Whitson, and Mahiyar F. Nasarwanji

Footwear is the primary interface between the worker and the work environment and plays a critical role in worker safety. 1 Safety toe footwear is often used to protect workers from the hazards typically encountered in work environments, such as mining, and is thereby required personal protective

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Jeffrey D. Simpson, Ludmila Cosio-Lima, Eric M. Scudamore, Eric K. O’Neal, Ethan M. Stewart, Brandon L. Miller, Harish Chander, and Adam C. Knight

wearing personal protective equipment . Mil Med . 2010 ; 175 ( 9 ): 664 – 670 . PubMed ID: 20882929 doi:10.7205/MILMED-D-09-00198 10.7205/MILMED-D-09-00198 20882929 27. Swain DP , Ringleb SI , Naik DN , Butowicz CM . Effect of training with and without a load on military fitness tests and