Smart mouthguard alerts wearers of dangerous head injuries

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Detecting head injuries early is of vital importance when playing sport at any level, and we've already seen a few efforts looking to combat the issue. Now, by making use use of a piece of equipment many athletes in contact sports wear already, the FITguard is designed to indicate the severity of impact immediately, through a colored strip on the front of the mouthguard. Undetected concussion can pose a serious threat to players of any contact sport, and although there are tests which can be carried out by medics to detect early signs, this relies on medical staff spotting a…

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