“Technology has made it possible for players to keep track of how certain hits are impacting their brains before a concussion takes them out of the game completely.
In 2013, (USA forward Abby) Wambach suffered a serious concussion, knocked down by a line-drive fired at close range.…
Now she’s an advocate for better . Wambach has partnered with Connecticut-based company Triax, which developed an “impact headband,” designed to measure how often and how hard a player gets hit. The headband can’t diagnose a concussion. Instead it downloads hit statistics in real time to a computer or mobile app. That data, measuring things like force and rotation, is then analyzed by users, doctors and researchers.”
- Webinar: The Digital Revolution Meets the Human Brain. Tuesday, June 30th, 1–2pm US Eastern Time