Researchers use smart helmets, imaging to study brain injury risk in young football players

By combining biomechanics, brain imaging, and neurological testing, the team could develop tools to identify when a player has been hit hard enough, or repeatedly enough, to risk a concussion or other brain injury. In July, the researchers reported a new way to calculate head injury risk over a season based on data from accelerometer-equipped helmets.

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About Mark J. Ashley

Providers of brain injury rehabilitation services.
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