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CR 64: Study of head injuries in children (1988)


The literature describing the biomechanical response of children to impact is reviewed. The results of a computer simulation of a real child pedestrian impact using the computer program MADYMO are presented. The results of this simulation show good agreement with currently accepted tolerance levels for head impact in children.

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Type: Research and Analysis Report
Sub Type: Consultant Report
Author(s): K A McCaul, A L McLean, C N Kloeden and R W Hinrichs
Topics: Child, Head
Publication Date: 01/03/88


Last Updated: 6 May, 2013