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2010-06-24 14:43:48

Football players often receive a g-force of 103 when hit during a game Head injury expert Kim Gorgens, a neuropsychologist at the University of Denver (DU), says that most concussions deliver 95 g's to the human body upon impact. G-force is a unit of force equal to the force exerted by gravity. In addition, the average football player receives 103 g's when hit during a game. In comparison, the average g-force experienced by military fighter pilots is nine g's. Gorgens discussed the impact of...

2008-08-14 09:00:45

In an effort to spotlight the issues that affect the creative community and the importance of music education, GRAMMY(R)s Rock The Conventions will bring live music to the Democratic and Republican National Conventions with star-studded events benefiting the GRAMMY Foundation(R), it was announced today by The Recording Academy(R). Three-time GRAMMY-nominated rock band Daughtry, GRAMMY-nominated rockers Everclear, and chart-topping alternative/hip-hop group the Flobots will perform an...

2008-07-12 09:00:32

By Mark Brown Barely known outside the state just a few months ago, The Flobots' single Handlebars has propelled the Denver band to national prominence. They've stayed true to their politically charged message and integrity, turning their album Fight With Tools over for nationwide distribution only after getting assurances that the record company wouldn't change a note. Lead rappers Jonny 5 (James Laurie) and Brer Rabbit (Stephen Bracket) spoke by phone recently from Tempe, Ariz., with...

2008-06-23 06:00:18

By Brian Mansfield I, Flobot: Denver's six-member collective Flobots is a politically charged band for an election year. The hip-hop/funk rock troupe's debut single, Handlebars, is a top 5 hit on USA TODAY's alternative airplay chart and building at top 40 radio. Album Fight With Tools has sold more than 100,000 copies in six weeks of national release. "The thing I love most about this band is the flexibility it has to push musical boundaries," says bassist Jesse Walker, 28. "The band...

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