Smart mouthguards: The future of head injury management?

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Period25 Nov 2022

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  • TitleSmart mouthguards: The future of head injury management?
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletSportsmith
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    DescriptionConcussion and head injuries are consistantly at the forefront of player welfare discussions. But what technology is out there to help medics and clinicans make the best decision possible when it comes to short term and long term health of players? Instrumented mouthguards, or smart moutguards, have been around for a while but how accurate are they and are they the future of head injury management? We spoke to Greg Tierney who wrote a feasibility study looking at the different technology options and asked him six questions to help us disipher the results.
    PersonsGregory Tierney