Concussion Mitigation Technologies, LLC shares a plot of hits to the helmet of high school football players. This study was conducted by Purdue University, Breedlove, Talavage et al.
The upper center represents hits to the top front of the helmet. Shockingly, the range of G force in this area is 47-132 Gs! A pilot in a fighter jet experiences a high range of 10 Gs. Is it any wonder the brain gets damaged in football?
This study was shared with us and we incorporated this data into The Smart Helmet’s® database. A representative database table appears below: