19 Jul '12, 5pm

In Case You Missed It: We're working with the @NFL on TBI helmet sensors

WASHINGTON (Army News Service, July 18, 2012) -- The National Football League now wants to put into the helmets of its players the same type of sensors used by the Army to evaluate concussive events that could lead to traumatic brain injury. The Army is working with the National Football League, or NFL, to help the league develop ways to protect football players from traumatic brain injury, known as TBI, in much the same way the service hopes to protect its own Soldiers from those same injuries, said Lt. Col. Frank Lozano, product manager of Soldier protection with Program Executive Office Soldier. Lozano says there are similarities between the head injuries suffered by football players and those suffered by Soldiers. "The NFL is very interested in having a similar type of capability that would aid doctors in diagnosing and understanding football players' experience of con...

Full article: http://www.army.mil/article/83879/

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