Device gives precise balance measure to reveal concussions

09/26/2013 | MedGadget.com

Balance testing to determine whether an athlete has suffered a concussion is common but subjective and imprecise, reports Gaurav Krishnamurthy. However, a field-ready device developed by researchers at San Diego State University can interface with a common tablet computer to measure balance with 99% accuracy and prevent injured players from returning to the game too early. A video shows it in action.

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