Determination of the significance of roof crush on head and neck injury to passenger vehicle occupants in rollover crashes

Glen Christopher Rains, Joseph N. Kanianthra

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A comparative study between belted rollover occupants who did and did not receive head injuries from roof contact was conducted using the National Accident Sampling System (NASS) database. The main objective was to determine if headroom reduction increases the risk of head injury. Headroom was determined for 155 belted occupants involved in rollover crashes of vehicles which were then weighted to make them representative of national estimates. Results showed that headroom was reduced more in those crashes where the occupant had head injuries than in cases where there were no head injuries. It was concluded that the risk of head injury increased with reduced headroom. Furthermore, it was observed that when the initial headroom was higher, the incidence of head injury was reduced.

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出版物ステータス出版済み - 12 1 1995
イベント1995 SAE International Congress and Exposition - Detroit, MI, 米国
継続期間: 2 27 19953 2 1995

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その他1995 SAE International Congress and Exposition
米国
Detroit, MI
期間2/27/953/2/95

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Automotive Engineering
  • Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality
  • Pollution
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

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Rains, G. C., & Kanianthra, J. N. (1995). Determination of the significance of roof crush on head and neck injury to passenger vehicle occupants in rollover crashes. 論文発表場所 1995 SAE International Congress and Exposition, Detroit, MI, 米国. https://doi.org/10.4271/950655

Determination of the significance of roof crush on head and neck injury to passenger vehicle occupants in rollover crashes. / Rains, Glen Christopher; Kanianthra, Joseph N.

1995. 論文発表場所 1995 SAE International Congress and Exposition, Detroit, MI, 米国.

研究成果: 会議への寄与タイプ論文

Rains, GC & Kanianthra, JN 1995, 'Determination of the significance of roof crush on head and neck injury to passenger vehicle occupants in rollover crashes' 論文発表場所 1995 SAE International Congress and Exposition, Detroit, MI, 米国, 2/27/95 - 3/2/95, . https://doi.org/10.4271/950655
Rains GC, Kanianthra JN. Determination of the significance of roof crush on head and neck injury to passenger vehicle occupants in rollover crashes. 1995. 論文発表場所 1995 SAE International Congress and Exposition, Detroit, MI, 米国. https://doi.org/10.4271/950655
Rains, Glen Christopher ; Kanianthra, Joseph N. / Determination of the significance of roof crush on head and neck injury to passenger vehicle occupants in rollover crashes. 論文発表場所 1995 SAE International Congress and Exposition, Detroit, MI, 米国.
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