This Smart Helmet Might Be Able to Help Detect Concussions

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Undetected concussions are a problem among contact-sport athletes and may lead to Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, and brain damage. That’s why a team of students at Texas Tech University are using technology developed by NASA to create a smart football helmet that could make concussions much easier to diagnose and treat.

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This Smart Helmet Might Be Able to Help Detect Concussions
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