HEAD IMPACT SEVERITY MEASURES FOR EVALUATING MILD TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY RISK EXPOSURE

@article{Greenwald2008HEADIS,
  title={HEAD IMPACT SEVERITY MEASURES FOR EVALUATING MILD TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY RISK EXPOSURE},
  author={Richard M. Greenwald and Joseph T. Gwin and Jeffrey J. Chu and Joseph J. Crisco},
  journal={Neurosurgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={62},
  pages={789–798}
}
OBJECTIVEThe aims of this study were to quantify the sensitivity of various biomechanical measures (linear acceleration, rotational acceleration, impact duration, and impact location) of head impact to the clinical diagnosis of concussion in United States football players and to develop a novel measure of head impact severity combining these measures into a single score that better predicts the incidence of concussion. METHODSOn-field head impact data were collected from 449 football players at… 

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