Comparison of injury criteria for human head impacts

Treverrow, Daniel (2006) Comparison of injury criteria for human head impacts. [USQ Project] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Head injury is a dangerous possible outcome every time the head is decelerated rapidly. The outcome for the victim of the injury can range from mild concussion to permanent coma and in extreme cases death. In an attempt to better understand how hard an impact must be to cause severe head injury analysis systems called injury criteria have been developed to analyse collisions. To obtain collision data tests are performed in circumstances similar to the environment the is being investigated. The main goal of this document is to develop a solid understanding to the different criteria and creat a program which will analyse impact data using the injury criteria investigated.


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Item Type: USQ Project
Refereed: No
Item Status: Live Archive
Depositing User: epEditor USQ
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Engineering and Surveying - Department of Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2007 01:02
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 22:43
Uncontrolled Keywords: head injury; scalp; skull; meninges; brain; collision
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 09 Engineering > 0903 Biomedical Engineering > 090305 Rehabilitation Engineering
11 Medical and Health Sciences > 1199 Other Medical and Health Sciences > 119999 Medical and Health Sciences not elsewhere classified
09 Engineering > 0903 Biomedical Engineering > 090399 Biomedical Engineering not elsewhere classified
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/2329

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