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Smart skates to prevent skating injuries

A team of engineers at Brigham Young University are developing smart skates specifically for athletes who spin, jump and do crazy pirouettes on ice. Why? Well, figure skaters land with a force equal to six times their body weight when they jump (according to the team's paper published earlier), so they're prone to injuries like broken bones and impacted joints. http://goo.gl/tHhYZp #tech

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