How Virtual Reality Could Diagnose Concussion in Footballers

 

 

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May 3, 2017

How Virtual Reality Could Spot Concussion in Footballers

A Virtual Reality (VR) headset could help doctors at football clubs diagnose concussion more accurately, researchers have claimed. Recently we published an article discussing what precautions should be taken to help combat concussions in sport and how technology could be used.

Injury in elite sports: can it be predicted?

Physiotherapist Adam Meakins gives a history of risk assessment at the Arsenal Football Club SEMS conference. Photo: Arsenal Football Club Does screening elite athletes provide an accurate forecast of injury, or even death? And if not, should sports clubs bother to screen their players?

The sub-2 hour marathon attempt: The pacing strategy | The Science of Sport

The Nike-Breaking 2 attempt will happen in Monza this weekend. I don’t think a sub-2 is possible, but what will be fascinating is to see a) how they go about pacing the attempt, and what happens if it starts to fall away; and b) what the collective advantage is of all the tactics employed.

#Trending: How professional sports leagues feel about wearables

Wearables in the sporting realm aren’t exactly new. There are dedicated golf wearables and GPS watches aiming to improve your game and tennis trackers that attach to your racket, while an increasing amount of smartwatches are offering advanced metrics for running, swimming and cycling. But while you have consumer-facing devices, there’s also the stable of…

The DoSo App Teaches Athletes To Train Their Brains Like Their Muscles

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