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Latest Head impact telemetry system Stories

2011-07-21 12:28:45

While studying concussions in a high school football team, researchers captured the impact of an 18-year-old player who broke his neck during a head-down tackle in real-time.

2011-04-15 12:02:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., April 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Each year in the United States, athletes receive 1.6 million to 3.8 million sports-related concussions - problem is, there's scant data and little research on the long-term effects of those injuries. Using a monitor that fits inside a football helmet, researchers at the Center for Injury Biomechanics are collecting data that measure the severity, location and angle of every hit to the head a football player receives during...


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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