• Short Summary

    New pneumatic boxing-gloves designed by a Finnish Doctor have been tested by the Finnish State Technical Research Institute.

  • Description

    New pneumatic boxing-gloves designed by a Finnish Doctor have been tested by the Finnish State Technical Research Institute.

    Scientific measurements proved their ability to reduce the accelerating power of the blow delivered by boxers.

    Improvement of the padding holds a key position in the efforts to protect boxers against serious brain injury.

    At a Helsinki sporthall Finnish Lightweight Champion Limmonen tests the pneumatic gloves in a training match with his partner. With them: Dr. L. Lofgren the designer, who follows the match.

    A football pump is used to inflate the air pockets in the gloves.

    The International Amateur Boxing Association are studying the use of pneumatic gloves.

    Boxing experts point to the compulsory use of teeth guards today - a safeguard which has made jaw injuries rare. The future may see the compulsory wearing of pneumatic gloves.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8GNIXS6WZ4HM5Y3PKZF6ABDME
    Media URN:
    VLVA8GNIXS6WZ4HM5Y3PKZF6ABDME
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/11/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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