Preventing Minor Neck Injuries in Rear Crashes—Forty Years of Progress

@article{Zuby2010PreventingMN,
  title={Preventing Minor Neck Injuries in Rear Crashes—Forty Years of Progress},
  author={David S. Zuby and Adrian K. Lund},
  journal={Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={52},
  pages={428-433}
}
  • D. Zuby, A. Lund
  • Published 1 April 2010
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Objective: This article offers a historical review of vehicle design measures that have been implemented to reduce the risk of neck injuries to the occupants of rear struck vehicles. Methods: The literature on regulations, consumer information programs, and efforts by vehicle manufacturers to address whiplash injuries is summarized along with studies evaluating the efficacy of the resulting vehicle design changes. Results: Vehicle designs and, in particular, the designs of seats and head… 
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