Study of chest injuries to 3-year-old child occupants seated in impact shield and 5-point harness CRSs.

OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to investigate whether the 5-point harness or the impact shield child restraint system (CRS) or both have the potential to cause chest injuries to children. This is determined by examining whether the loading to the chest reaches the internal organ injury threshold for children. METHOD The chest injury risk to a… CONTINUE READING