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Dr. Blaine Hoshizaki

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Professor

University of Ottawa
40 Ruskin Street
Ottawa , Ontario K1Y 4W7
Canada

Company Description: Located in the heart of the nation's capital, the University of Ottawa is one of Canada's principal comprehensive, research-intensive, postsecondary institutions....   more
Background

Employment History

  • Director, Neurotrauma Impact Science Laboratory
    University of Ottawa
  • Vice-Dean Faculty Affairs
    University of Ottawa
  • Director of the Impact Science Laboratory
    NEUROTRAUMA
  • Head of the Impact Laboratory
    NEUROTRAUMA
  • Director of the Impact Laboratory
    School of Human Kinetics
  • Professor
    School of Human Kinetics
  • Tenure
    School of Human Kinetics
  • Vice President of Research and Development
    Bauer
  • Vice President of Research and Development
    Nike Bauer Hockey
  • Position, Research and Development
    Nike Bauer Hockey

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • PhD
    University of Ottawa
  • PhD
    School of Human Kinetics at the Faculty of Health Sciences
  • PhD
    University of Ottawa Neurotrauma Impact Science Laboratory
94 Total References
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University of Ottawa, Canada's University - Faculty of Health Sciences - Special Events
www.health.uottawa.ca, 4 Mar 2015 [cached]
Blaine Hoshizaki, School of Human Kinetics
Blaine Hoshizaki, director ...
www.washingtonian.com, 8 Dec 2014 [cached]
Blaine Hoshizaki, director of the Neuro-trauma Impact Science Laboratory at the University of Ottawa, who also studies head impacts in football, says the problem with STAR is that its tests don't do a good job of simulating some of the situations most responsible for concussions.
"You get hit in the head hard, you get a concussion," Hoshizaki says.
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"It's very hard for a boxer to knock someone out with a straight punch," Hoshizaki says. "But a hook works."
And here's the thing: The STAR system doesn't measure rotational acceleration, only linear. That means that the possibly more dangerous hits, according to Hoshizaki, aren't even being accounted for.
Here's the other thing: The kind of helmet designed to reduce linear acceleration-bigger, heavier, and with thicker interior padding-may also be the kind of helmet that increases rotational acceleration. Unfortunately, this is exactly what manufacturers have been making in order to improve their STAR scores.
"If you make a big, fat, soft helmet, you're not just creating low linear acceleration," says Hoshizaki, who helped design a Xenith helmet that received four stars in Virginia Tech's inaugural rankings.
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Sources: Journal of Neurosurgery; Exercise and Sport Sciences Reviews; Stefan Duma; Blaine Hoshizaki.
Blaine ...
www.health.uottawa.ca, 24 Feb 2012 [cached]
Blaine Hoshizaki Vice-Dean Faculty Affairs Phone: 613-562-5800 ext.
"Head sensor devices involve complex ...
www.athleticbusiness.com, 30 Jan 2014 [cached]
"Head sensor devices involve complex technology, and many sensors on the market today are not accurate," said Dr. Blaine Hoshizaki, Director of the Neurotrauma Lab that developed the test, which is open to any company in the space.
Montreal Canadiens - Topics - Macleans.ca
www2.macleans.ca, 7 May 2013 [cached]
The reconstruction was conducted by Blaine Hoshizaki, director of the Neurotrauma Impact Science Laboratory, and his team.
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