The Choice of Football Helmets: Relationships between College Football Athlete’s Problem Solving and Preference for Helmet Safety


This study investigated the intricate interplay between football players' choice of helmets and their problem-solving styles. In light of the paramount importance of player safety in football, understanding the multifaceted factors influencing helmet selection is of utmost significance. The research specifically sought to uncover if there is a relationship between a player’s preferred problem-solving style and helmet choices, which may offer valuable insights into the decision-making process of football players. The study endeavored to contribute to a nuanced understanding of the complex dynamics of helmet selection in football, ultimately aiming to inform better decisions and enhance both player safety and satisfaction on the field.