Rise and Science

Episode 13: Ballistic Impacts on Body Armor and Acupuncture, Sports Medicine, & Treating Students at a University

In today's episode, Subramani joins Reza and Ryan as a new cohost of our show. He discusses the physics of ballistic impacts of projectiles on body armor and how various materials can be utilized to protect the person wearing body armor. In our interview this week, Dr. Geoffrey Gustavsen discusses his career as a physician at the University of Delaware where he works at the Student Health Center as well as some previous work he did as a team doctor with the Philadelphia Phillies. Additionally, Dr. Gustavsen tells us a bit about his research with acupuncture and how it can be used to treat weak or unstable ankles.