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‘MMA fighters regularly have fights cancelled because of injury caused in training and according to UFC data, head and face injuries in fights make up over 75 per cent of fight injuries, including concussion,’ said Allen, who is CEO of leading mouthguard provider OPRO. “ Read more on the Daily Mail article
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Protecting heads in sports
Roland Pease explores how science and technology could protect sports men and women from the danger of traumatic brain injury Find out more on the BBC
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Eubank calls for trial
“This kind of gumshield would be a welcome innovation to the world of combat sports. To be able to monitor impacts has all sorts of safety implications which we would fully endorse and could only be a positive. Its a brilliant idea”  Read more on The Times article
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Anthony Joshua urged to wear concussion monitoring mouthguard
A new mouthguard developed by Sports & Wellbeing Analytics has a chip inserted which will be able to track the amount of blows to a fighter’s head. With Joshua set to take on Ruiz Jr again in December, Loosemore is hopeful the former unified champion will agree to use the mouthguard in his sparring ahead...
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Anthony Joshua urged to wear new mouthguard
Professor Mike Loosemore, GB Boxing’s chief medical officer, hopes his Opro+ mouthguard, which “captures accurate raw data… about the player’s head impact”, can help Read more on the Daily Mirror article
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Anthony Joshua urged to use new mouthguard
Professor Mike Loosemore is spearheading development of the technology. A chip inserted into a mouthguard provides live analysis of blows to the head. The initiative has received the backing of the British Boxing Board of Control Read more on the Daily Mail article
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Smart Gumshields
Wales and Ospreys Player Dan Lydiate states “If you break your arm it’s clear and obvious, but because it’s a brain injury you can’t see it,” Read more on the Wired article
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Smart Mouthguards Can Detect Concussions
Sports & Wellbeing Analytics (SWA) has developed a smart mouthguard that can measure the impact of collisions on players during matches and training, and feed this data back to coaching and medical staff. Read more on the Forbes article
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Using technology to counter concussion in sports
“We are able to monitor and report back on all the head impacts that players are receiving, whether that’s in training or in games,” SWA chief executive Chris Turner explains. “We’re able then to break that down into different drills and draw comparisons about those drills across time and therefore help teams to build up...
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SAP Partner Addresses Concussion Risks with Innovative Technology
It is already improving safety and performance on the rugby pitch and Ospreys head coach Clarke is also enthusiastic about the potential long-term benefits. He believes it could help turn today’s fans of the Rugby World Cup into the sport’s stars of tomorrow. Read more on the Computer World article
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