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UT Research Helps Increase Bicycle Helmet Use

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Better-looking helmets, increased awareness and improved law enforcement could save bicyclists’ lives, a protective headgear researcher at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville said Wednesday.  David Halstead, who heads UT-Knoxville’s Sports Biomechanics Impact Research Laboratory, said helmets reduce the risk of bicycling head injuries 85 percent. However, a recently published U.S. Consumer Product Safety

UT Trustees To Meet In Memphis

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — The University of Tennessee board of trustees will meet Thursday and Friday, Feb. 22-23, in Memphis, board secretary Beauchamp Brogan announced Wednesday.  Committee meetings will be held Thursday; the full board will convene Friday at 9 a.m. in 305 Student Alumni Center on the UT-Memphis campus.  The committee schedule is:  * Health