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Can a helmet sensor help prevent brain trauma in athletes?

As we learn more about the effects of concussions and sports-related head trauma, parents, coaches and medical professionals are debating how to keep players safe. Some are looking to technology, like a device worn under the helmet that shows the force of impact after a fall or collision.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

Before placing sensors in helmets, I would require every athlete in a contact sport to have an AA/EPA ratio test done to ensure if there is a concussion. They have the internal ability to reduce the inflammatory damage.

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