Lisa Schulte. Biomechanics of Sports Related Concussions. Introduction. Participation in sporting events account for roughly 1.6 to 3.8 million brain injuries annually. A concussion results from a rotational acceleration or deceleration injury to the head. Terms.
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HITS is a wireless monitoring system
used to identify hits capable of
producing an injury.
Helmets equipped with HITS look
and function the same as other
Accurately identifies the location to ± .41 cm
Impacts 15 g or greater are recorded