High-tech dummies in place for Dartmouth football practices

High-tech dummies in place for Dartmouth football practices
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AND IN THE CLASSROOM. JEAN: FOOTBALL PRACTICES AT DARTMOUTH COLLEGE ARE GOING HIGH TECH. IT’S A MOVE TO PROTECT PLAYERS FROM CONCUSSIONS. ENGINEERING STUDENTS AT THE SCHOOL CREATED TWO REMOTE-CONTROLLED DUMMIES THAT ALLOW FULL CONTACT BUT REDUCE THE RISK OF HEAD AND NECK INJURIES. THE MVP OR MOBILE VIRTUAL PLAYER SIMULATES A REAL FOOTBALL PLAYER. THE CREATORS SAY THE MVP IS UNLIKE ANY OTHER PRODUCT AVAILABLE. HAVING THAT MOBILITY SEPARATES US FROM ANY OTHER TECHNOLOGY ON THE FIELD. EVERYTHING IS EITHER STATIONARY, MOVED BY ANOTHER PLAYER, OR PLAYERS ARE MOVING IT WHILE THEY’RE ENGAGING WITH IT. ANCHOR: IT TOOK STUDENTS TWO

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