Tech Startup Hopes to Save Athletes from Brain Injuries

Everyone knows that playing football carries the risk of concussions. But did you know that female soccer players are high risk for traumatic brain injuries from head-butting soccer balls? A St. Louis based tech startup, Jolt, has created a concussion sensor that will alert athletes to the risks of brain injury during games. Jolt hopes to revolutionize the way we play sports, but are we ready for this kind of change?

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Tech Startup Hopes to Save Athletes from Brain Injuries

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Date: April 18, 2015 Time: 10:00am