David Camarillo:
Why helmets don't prevent concussions — and what might

TEDxStanford · 15:56 · Filmed Apr 2016
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What is a concussion? Probably not what you think it is. In this talk from the cutting edge of research, bioengineer (and former football player) David Camarillo shows what really happens during a concussion — and why standard sports helmets don't prevent it. Here's what the future of concussion prevention looks like.

David Camarillo's research focuses on understanding and preventing traumatic brain injury. Full bio
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