ARGYLE (CBSDFW.COM) – Liberty Christian High School has installed sensors in all Varsity and Junior Varsity helmets designed to keep records of how hard a player is hit as well as the force of the hit.READ MORE: Mesquite Police Identify Officer Killed In Shooting, Vigil To Be Held Sunday
By monitoring hits to the head that football players take on the field, the school is protecting the future of its football players.
Additionally, head Coach Barton Hundley said that the sensors will allow them to better monitor for concussions and treat each injured athlete.READ MORE: Pelicans Take Revenge On Mavs And Win 107-91 After Blowout Loss, Luka Out With Ankle Problems
“We are trying to take care of these young men with the best technology and trying to pursue all avenues to keep them healthy,” said Hundley.
Dr. Chad Stephens said the device picks up where communication or symptoms may fail.
“This allows us to hone into a specific person and watch their statistics so when we see anything that seems out of the ordinary, we can immediately evaluate them,” said Stephens.MORE NEWS: Baylor Holds On For Big 12 Title, Knocks Oklahoma State Out Of College Football Playoffs
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