Football Impact, Stabilizing the Brain Part 2

Football Head TraumaA new flexible devise developed by Army research connects the helmet to the shoulder pads to reduce head acceleration by “transmitting the load to the body” at impact.

This device according to Shawn Walsh of the Weapons and Material Research Directorate at Army Research Laboratory “has been proven to significantly reduce acceleration”.

Learn more at http://www.military.com/daily-news/2016/04/20/army-nfl-scientists-team-up-develop-injury-reducing-neck-tether.html

Learn more about how to protect the head and neck at impact by Dr. Donald Chu PhD, PT, ATC, CSCS, Sports Performance Enhancement and Sports Medicine Specialists.

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