A Wearable Alert to Head Injuries in Sports

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June 18th, 2013

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Robert Cantu, School of Medicine, Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy

Hard knocks to the head are a constant concern in contact sports — and not just in football or boxing, where recent attention has focused…

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“They give you a rough estimate of total number of hits to the head the person has taken, information of great importance to coaches, parents and athletes themselves. You don’t want to get a high number of hits,” he said, “because there is no hit that is good for your head.”

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