Only nine players out of 5500 failed the concussion protocol as well as handed a diagnosis of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). Thus, the concussion rate of athletes wearing an MPRP custom mouthguard was 0.16 percent (9/5,500), according to the study.
"There's a direct correlation between crown of head impact and bad technique," Golden said. "Coaches and athletic trainers use our reports to analyze technique and impact exposure, to retrain proper technique," Golden explained.
By Jerry Del Priore Hershey, Pa: Up until recently, Athlete Intelligence (formerly i1 Biometrics), a leading sports and data analytics technology company, developed state-of-the-art head impact sensor technology devices like the Vector Mouth Guard™ and Shockbox ® for helmet-wearing sports such as football and hockey. But enter The Cue™ Sport Sensor—a small, lightweight (the size … Continue reading Athlete Intelligence’s New Head Impact Sensor, The Cue™, Set to Revolutionize Sports Head Trauma Detection
It’s no secret that football is a tough sport, with the possibility of injuries ever-present, including concussions, a type of traumatic brain injury that occurs when a head impact jars or rattles the brain inside the skull. In fact, a recent study from the National Center for Injury Prevention found that approximately 47 percent of … Continue reading Youth Sports Take Measures for Better Concussion Management