"Ahead" of the Curve

William G. Gilroy | Mar. 25, 2013 | Notre Dame News

Getting Ahead of the Problem: Concussion Diagnostic Tools

Although baseline tests of athletes prior to an injury are trending up, these tests must still be compared to examinations after an injury has occurred. They require heavy medical equipment, such as a CT scanner, MRI equipment or X-ray machine, and are not always conclusive.

A team of Notre Dame engineering researchers has developed a tablet-based testing system that captures the voice of an individual and analyzes the speech for signs of a potential concussion anytime, anywhere, in real time.

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 by Daily Domer Staff

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