Monthly Archives: June 2012

Hövding a company from Sweden invents the invisible helmet, but it’s airbag collar deploys in 0.1 seconds into a bicycle helmet

The Swedish company, Hövding has developed a wearable head protector especially for bicyclists adverse to wearing helmets. Hövding has extensively studied how people literally fly onto the hoods of cars when hit  by cars -the head impacting violently onto hood … Continue reading

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Vection sensing: Virtual Reality testing detecting brain balance response disintegration following concussion

Vection “refers to the perception of self-motion induced by visual stimuli. An example of this sensation is that if one is seated in a train parked at the station while the train next to it pulls out from the station, … Continue reading

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Concussed balance

I woke up yesterday morning having received submissions from two balance plate manufacturers I had asked for pricing. Wow they were for a real research budget costing plus or minus $15000. Now if your goal is to develop a device … Continue reading

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Do Concussions Accelerate Aging of the Brain ?

Back in January our little group had a brain storming session in preparation for a concussion presentation for the Kinesiology profs. We had set up a data base from the medical literature for the autonomic effects related to concussions and … Continue reading

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Membrane blebs and concussions

newsitem POSTMEDIA NEWS by Sharon Kirkey Monday June 4, 2012 “A Canadian doctor has found a way to detect concussions using a simple blood test that can tell within an hour after a head injury how severe the injury may … Continue reading

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