TITLE

TAKING THE HITS

PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
Marketing Health Services;Fall2007, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
27150366

 

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