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Villanova researchers built a wearable device that tracks head injuries

Villanova's sports teams could use it as early as next year.

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A Villanova engineering professor and his students built a wearable device that can collect data on head injuries.

The device, a headband-like insert that can be used with or without a helmet, can collect data on head impacts and track activity to monitor performance, NewsWorks reported. It’s a project from professor Ed Dougherty and his students.

NewsWorks reports that Dougherty is working with Villanova’s athletics programs to pilot the monitors early next year.

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