Acceleration Perturbations of Daily Living: A Comparison to ‘Whiplash’

  title={Acceleration Perturbations of Daily Living: A Comparison to ‘Whiplash’},
  author={M. E. Allen and I. Weir-Jones and P. Eng. and Darren R. Motiuk and Kevan R. Flewin and R. Goring and Robert Kobetitch and A. Broadhurst},
Study Design. This study measured repeated human head accelerations (g) during daily activities. Objectives. Perturbations of daily living were compared to similar data from low velocity rear‐end motor vehicle accidents. Summary of Background Data. Past assumptions suggest that motor vehicle accident severity does not correlate with the degree of sustained injury. Early engineering studies indicated that occupant disturbance in a low velocity motor vehicle accident is minor. Methods. Eight… Expand
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