February 5 2016 10:23am

US Army Research Laboratory unveils football helmet designed to reduce concussions

The United States Army Research Laboratory has been working to develop concussion-reducing technology to be used by the NFL and service members alike. In footage released on February 4, Dr Eric Wetzel, a research scientist with the Army Research Lab, demonstrates the new technology, which consists of a number of speed-dependent elastic straps attached to a helmet, essentially tethering the head to the body.

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