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Jeff Crandall is director of UVA's Center for Applied Biomechanics.
Making Football Safer
February 2, 2018

The UVA Center for Applied Biomechanics is helping the NFL make pro football safer. The center's efforts include evaluating the safety of footwear and helmets, along with thigh, knee, hip and shoulder pads. Here's an interesting fact from Jeff Crandall, the center's director: "Regarding concussions, over the years we have…