Concussion Diagnosis Getting Tech Boost

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KYW News Radio

Keeping tabs on an athlete’s health on the field is getting a technological boost: two devices that monitor for signs of serious head injury are due out over the next few months. “Brain is a soft tissue, kind of like tapioca pudding inside a bowl, and the bowl is the skull,” said Ausim Azizi, professor of neurology at Temple. “Anything that monitors the acceleration-deceleration or impact to the head is good. It’s a partial solution for parents, coaches and the athletes themselves.”