Xentih, the most recent helmet company is teaming up with PAR Inc. the producers of the CRR app as part of the concussion education platform. Below is the press release;
Xenith offers CRR Application as part of Xenith Academy, an educational curriculum designed to reduce risk in football at all levels of play.
LOWELL, Mass., Nov. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Xenith LLC has today announced a partnership with PAR Inc., and its newly developed Concussion Recognition and Response (CRR) Mobile Application. As a result of this partnership, Xenith and PAR Inc. will work together to educate coaches, administrators, parents, and athletic trainers nationwide on signs, symptoms and recognition of concussions. The application, developed by Gerard A. Gioia, PhD, and Jason Mihalik, PhD, is designed to assist in recognizing the signs and symptoms of a suspected concussion, allowing for a quick and appropriate response. The application takes less than 5 minutes to administer and is iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod touch) and Android compatible. “We are extremely excited to partner with Xenith to enhance safety for athlete populations,” said CRR co-author Dr. Gerry Gioia. “We continue to be impressed with both Xenith’s innovative technology and their company-wide mission to improve education and awareness. We look forward to working collectively to improve safety measures nationwide.” Continue reading