Treverrow, Daniel (2006) Comparison of injury criteria for human head impacts. [USQ Project]
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
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|Item Type:||USQ Project|
|Item Status:||Live Archive|
|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 :||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
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