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Are the latest virtual reality return-to-play performance measures the wave of the future?

Kobe Bryant's return to the game too soon may have lead to the injury in his other knee.

Typically, return-to-play decisions are clinical guesswork. But as we enter the year 2014, there are some new virtual reality-type performance tools that can more precisely indicate an athlete’s injury deficiency, as compared to his baseline measurement.

Return-to-Play Decisions Involve More Than you Think

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After recent talks in Chicago, I realized there’s a lot of confusion surrounding the issue about when athletes can return to play after an injury.