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badboy
08-28-2013, 11:42 AM
I am posting here due to our own Deandre Hopkins:


a new device developed by researchers at San Diego State University in California may offer a solution. The team, led by Daniel Goble, has developed a technology capable of objectively measuring an athlete’s ability to balance – a key indicator of a concussion.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/health/2013/08/28/new-device-may-help-detect-athletes-concussions-on-sidelines/?test=latestnews#ixzz2dHLYAxhy

TheIronDuke
08-28-2013, 12:20 PM
Now if only there was a device for helping to detect the right section of the board to post this in!

Just giving you a hard time, btw.

b0ng
08-28-2013, 12:40 PM
They should probably get that device to high schools immediately.

OzzO
08-28-2013, 01:30 PM
Pfft, Snickers figured out how to detect concussions some time ago.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JoX-HkOcEuE

Playoffs
08-28-2013, 01:42 PM
Bound to work better than the old "device"...
http://napwa.org.au/files/images/iStock_000000214154_L2_newtx.preview.jpg

HJam72
08-28-2013, 03:31 PM
Bound to work better than the old "device"...
http://napwa.org.au/files/images/iStock_000000214154_L2_newtx.preview.jpg

It's 7, coach. :kubepalm:

badboy
08-28-2013, 04:27 PM
If they fall off the board, I think that is also an indicator

CloakNNNdagger
08-28-2013, 10:14 PM
I am posting here due to our own Deandre Hopkins:


a new device developed by researchers at San Diego State University in California may offer a solution. The team, led by Daniel Goble, has developed a technology capable of objectively measuring an athlete’s ability to balance – a key indicator of a concussion.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/health/2013/08/28/new-device-may-help-detect-athletes-concussions-on-sidelines/?test=latestnews#ixzz2dHLYAxhy

Seems like a nice simple screening device. The problem I see with relying on it is that concussion symptoms, including the effects on balance, in a significant percent of persons do not present for hours after a suspected event. Still sounds like a helpful tool to assess one common symptom of concussion.