Development of a wheelchair headrest for rear impact protection

@inproceedings{Simms2008DevelopmentOA,
  title={Development of a wheelchair headrest for rear impact protection},
  author={Ciaran Simms and Brian Madden and John Tiernan and David Fitzpatrick},
  year={2008}
}
Evaluation of wheelchair headrests in the 1990s showed that commercially available products failed in static FMVSS 202 tests. However, those tests did not evaluate dynamic rear impact neck injury risk for wheelchair users. In this paper baseline testing of the BIORID dummy seated in a surrogate wheelchair subject to IIWPG rear impact tests is presented… CONTINUE READING