September 2007
Marketing Health Services;Fall2007, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p8
Academic Journal
The article focuses on research being conducted on football players at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in 2007. The author reports that eighteen players will be connected to a computer on the sidelines that will record every hit, tackle, and fall in a Sybase database that keeps track of head impacts. Once the study is finished, the data will be gathered on the Virginia players as well as other participants in other sports and will become part of a nationwide database that is designed to reduce concussions and the injuries that stem from them. The article offers an in-depth analysis on how the Sybase works.


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