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Dartmouth student engineers build robotic tackling dummy to fight concussions


Robotic Tackling Dummy

Students at Dartmouth’s Thayer College of Engineering have recently developed the newest technology in concussion awareness, The Mobile Virtual Player (MVP). The MVP is a remote controlled robot that football players tackle to reduce their exposure to concussions and other head injuries. The developers of the MVP aimed to simulate realistic game scenarios with the overall goal of making football a safer sport. Watch here:


 


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