Texas Tech University

A Helmet Inspired by Woodpeckers Could Save Football Players From Concussions

Popular Science

September 12, 2016

Popular Science - High school football players don’t have it easy. A report from 2013 states that they’re twice as likely to sustain a concussion than college players, and often these injuries go unreported, mostly because high schoolers would rather play through a game.

Though the original intention was to reduce the amount and severity of concussions in football players, he's had interest from the military as well, and even received a scholarship from the Navy to continue to develop his work. Now at Texas Tech, Garcia has decided to study computer engineering.

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