New wearable sensor to measure neck strain may detect potential concussion

A newly developed sensor patch worn on the back of the neck may be helpful in predicting the risk of concussion in high-impact sports such as American football or judo, according to new research. The study, published in Scientific Reports, reports that the small and flexible device is able to detect sudden neck strain, such as whiplash, in a test dummy.

This article was originally published on MedicalXpress.com

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