The nutty Michigan coverage isn't so much about Harbaugh as it is a signal to the Big Ten that Fox wants to party.
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|2 weeks 1 day ago||500k||
i am surprised, 500k can make this robot. the budget seems low unless those people show on the video don't get a dime.
|6 weeks 6 days ago||diagnosis||
I don't knwo whether this can be used as a diagnosis or a biomarker for TBI. the diagnosis of TBI is very hard, and sometimes more important.
|34 weeks 1 day ago||posed on Jan 7||
Balas is from the future? or is he in asia?
|34 weeks 1 day ago||This research is far away from finished||
Sorry for the bad grammar, i am not a native english speaker.
I have done some research (pretty much reading papers) in this area, so know a little about this, I am by no mean an expert on this field though. Based on the papers i read, the biggest challenge of detecting concussion is its complexity. While researches show that shear forces may play an important role, sometimes more important than linear force. The brain itself isn't a solid body, so during the impact, the kinetics of the brain moving relative to the skull is very complex, and groups in different universities such as Wayne state, Wisconsin, and many others have tried to develop brain/skull finite element model, I think in the future, as the biomechanic models are better, we can probably simulate how the brain move due to the impact. Keep in mind that in some rare cases, as I read through stanford group's previous articles, hitting the chest or upper body can cause the spine and neck to bend, while the head was accelerated from a still position, that can cause concussion too. I think the unknown cause of concussion make it a challenge to come up with a guideline or an engineering way to detect it.
As far as impact measurements, there are a few points i want to make.
1) mouth guard may not be the best instrument, because the assumption is the mouth guard is mechanically couple with the skull, through your teeth. But sometimes, the mouth guard can fly away in abmormal cases. Similarly, sensors installed on a helmet is also not reliable, either. My guess is that the a mouth guard could couple with the skull better than a helmet though, and more reliable, but not perfect.
2) To my knowledge, a more precise explation for the cause of concussion in terms of "shear" is the shear strain of the brain tissues. The shear forces calculated from tortional or linear impacts detected from the skull via helmet or mouth guard, or any other insturment attached to the skull, may not be easily converted to the shear strain of the tissues. biomechanic modeling the skuls as well as brain tissues probably can solve this problem, but the research si still on going. There are a lot to be done in this area.
Overall, the cause of the concussion is not well known, and there were limited instruments and technologies to detect the impacts in the past. Research of linear impact has been going on for tens of years in automobile indusstry. But the kinetics of the human body and skull/brain is more complicated in sports compared to a car crash. The complexity of how the head and brain move make this reasearch more chanlleging.
|38 weeks 2 days ago||bad article||
prove no point. I don't know what he's trying to say.
|38 weeks 2 days ago||do you mean?||
John Harbaugh to Michigan, then Jim Harbaugh to Ravens?
This is even more smoke.
it's triple win situation!
|39 weeks 1 day ago||Beating OSU||
long waiting for this to happen.
|39 weeks 1 day ago||did you guys||
Did you gusy watch Jim Harbaugh's press yesterday? Never seen him that upset. He seems lost.
come back home jimmy!
|39 weeks 1 day ago||student||
students need a new rally in front of....
|39 weeks 1 day ago||not only that||
He need to fire all assitant AD and hire new staff from outside. Then the next step is to hire a HC.
|39 weeks 1 day ago||I am also amazed||
I am also amazed how this is happening in michigan AD. Carr retired 8-9 years, his influence is still there, and strong!
The nepotism is the biggest issue in Michigan's AD. We should find a new AD first, then fire all assistant ADs, and rebuild the administrative. Otherwise, doesn't matter who come in, the HC will have hard time to do his job in his own way.
|39 weeks 1 day ago||Sam||
Sam Web has talked to a source closed to Harbaugh, sounds like his friend or agnent. He mentioned that a few times in the past.
|39 weeks 3 days ago||if i remember correctly||
she in fact put up the stats of this year, the offense still rank 100+ in NCAA in most categtories. But I think she was trying to make points for no improbement this season.
|39 weeks 4 days ago||what about defense?||
RR's defense shows hopeless sign. Not not to blame him though, AD doesn't want to spend money on the DC he wants.
On the other sides, Hoke was given more resources and money to hire assistant.
He and Hoke share the same flaw though, loyal to his crappy staff.
Nepotism is one of Michigan's biggest issues, not only in AD, but in the entire academics (most undergrades probably don't know what I am talking about).
|39 weeks 4 days ago||No I did not.||
I'v seen the same Mattison's losing pattern in every 2nd qrt. Letting opponents march down the field within 2 min. with a soft zone defense. When I see it's tired, I turn off tv. I know they will not win no matter how hard the players try.
I still have not seen how the OSU qb got injured.
I did the same thing in RR's last year. As much as I love Michigan fottball, It's just oo much to get tortured when you see the losing pattern, and it's clear that it's on coaching staff. I would rather spend my time with my kids. My 2.5 years old just come to block the tv every Sat and tell me face to face, "don't watch football". How can I turn him down.
|39 weeks 4 days ago||don't forget that||
it's been two years like this. Not just this year.
the losing pattern is as obvious as RR's. That's why I turn off tv at half time every game because I'v seen it before.
|39 weeks 4 days ago||she just said this in wtka, Morris's show||
Her point was that this is the 4th year of Hoke's era vs. RR's first year w/o QB.
|1 year 32 weeks ago||roughing punter||
how about the roughing punter call?
i think that's the turning point of the game.
|1 year 38 weeks ago||negative recruit tatics||
It seems to me other schools are using negative recruit tactics--hoke's job secrurity, to lure our commits for official visit. There have been 2 commits saying this, it's not coincident.
|1 year 39 weeks ago||can devin punt?||
then the answer is 100% yes.
|1 year 39 weeks ago||i am not good||
but at least i don't think he is good at reading defense, sometimes, confuse where the blitz will come? This is not a new problem though if you look at Denard's career. That, i think tells alot about our QB coach. his last play also tells me the same, but i would blame Borges call a bad play more than himself throwing to a wrong spot under pressure.
|1 year 39 weeks ago||i am proud of him||
But i think he still has a long way to go, definitely deserve a better QB coach, IMO.
|1 year 39 weeks ago||i don't have problem||
I don't have problem on most BH's call through out the season. The only problem i have is Al Borges' play call in those situation, this 2 pt conversion deisgn plan is a high risk play. no pass/run option. That's also very true for other 4th down call.
|1 year 40 weeks ago||there are very few coaches||
There are very few coaches knows both X and O. Including Saban, Meyer, you name it. I don't have problem on relying on the OC to do the job, but HC needs to guide the OC during the game, and make critical call. More importantly, he needs to find a better OC and co. to have good game plan and player development, Al Borges and co. failed in the past 3 years. On the other hand, Greg Mattison is doing pretty good, our defense will stablize in the next few years.
|1 year 40 weeks ago||this game||
I dont want to trade a coach's job with a W. But this game should solidify Borges's retirement. Besides, we don't have any chance vs OSU. Bye Bye Borges!
|1 year 40 weeks ago||QB coaching||
i would blame the QB coaching more than DG himself. and play calling. Just see how the QB regress during each season in the past 3 years.
|1 year 41 weeks ago||Ftiz||
he is still perfect for screen play. Let's wait for this to unleash in the last game.
|1 year 41 weeks ago||in the past 3 years||
In the past 3 years, our QBs have been regressing during the season. I don't care about this game's result, the play call is still bad enough anyway. Many of them are still very predictable, I can even tell from TV what they are trying to do based on the formation. DG is staring the WR when throwing, and to avoid INT, he is willing to take sacks, but missed a lot fo WR one on one chance. There is no way we can win more game without throwing deep.
|1 year 44 weeks ago||i in fact completely agree with your point||
The major problem here i think is Hoke, not Borges. This year make me think about RR's era in defensive side of ball. Try to implement a phylosophy that the team is not ready for by the end of fallcamp, and try to hope that it will improve through the season, but didn't workout. The only difference is probably Hoke at least knowledge it and try to adjust now.
I think Hoke has a lot of influence in game planing before the game, (i.e. run setup pass, how many running/passing %, formation sets), but he's lack of ability to tell Borgers to adjust in game is obvious as a HC. Particularly, on all road game, Hoke and Co. are not good at winning, I don't even remember he has beaten any ranked team on the road (not nutrual site) in the past 2.5 years.
|1 year 45 weeks ago||Fred Jackson||
Maybe we should realize that Fred Jackson's day is gone. He should probably retire.