Army, NFL Scientists Team up to Develop Injury-Reducing Neck Tether

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Army, NFL Scientists Team up to Develop Injury-Reducing Neck Tether

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Army scientists, working with officials from the National Football League, have developed a wearable device that helps reduce head and neck injuries.

The Rate-Activated Tether, is a flexible strap that connects a helmet to shoulder pads or body armor, said Shawn Walsh of the Weapons and Material Research Directorate at Army Research Laboratory.


Original source of this content: http://www.military.com/daily-news/2016/04/20/army-nfl-scientists-team-up-develop-injury-reducing-neck-tether.html