Fig A:  Diffusion tensor imaging shows how sports collisions can affect the brain’s white matter. A: Illustrates normal blood flow. B: Illustrates blood volume changes with Q-Collar. C: The Q-Collar. D: Marked areas show increases in mean diffusivity. E: Marked areas in this row show increases in radial diffusivity.

Sports Medicine

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Compression Collar Protects Athletes From Traumatic Brain Injury

It may be possible to prevent sports-related brain injuries by augmenting traditional helmets with a device that protects the brain from the inside.

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