For wheelchair athletes being active comes with risks. An injury to parts of the body with reduced sensation can lead to some very dangerous situations. Injuries may be left untreated and develop into performance-hindering or even life-threatening conditions.
BRUISE is a smart injury detection suit, which uses a recyclable pressure-sensitive film to indicate the severity of injuries. Made of sweat-wicking stretch fabric for a comfortable supportive fit. High risk areas are covered with disposable made-to-fit film inserts. If an area is excessively stressed during an accident, the film will irreversibly change colour making it easier to spot injured areas. For more