More about foam-in-the-pants

Investigator Heidi Toms read about the medical report about the hazard of having one’s pants filled with foam. Toms cautions us that foam in the pants can sometimes, at least in theory, be a good thing, provided there is not a dangerous oversufficiency of foam. She alerts us to the foam-in-pants usage described in US patent #4128902 (for “protective gymnast pants“). A portion of the patent document is reproduced here: