Posted On:2/07/2007 1:57pm
Style: kung fu
Engadget reported today about WVU's punchstat system.
The Punchstat analysis system is a ringside computerized tool that is being honed to provide a realistic and objective method of determining when a boxing match should be halted. Researchers in Morgantown have performed a "computer-assisted video analysis" to compare a trio of professional matches where one of them led to a fighter's death; these results were further compared with over 4,000 other bouts previously scored with Punchstat, and it was stated that a "significant differences" were seen in fights that led to death
Medical News Today has a little more in depth article, and I'm still searching to see if WVU has a website for this system.
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