The ability to determine cervical Injury Assessment Reference Values (IARVs) is the result of contributions extending over the past several decades [1–7]. These studies confirm that lower speed impact analyses require careful assessment of mechanical and biomechanical parameters in order to examine body segmental effects. Mechanical and biomechanical metrics are included in an analysis to account for complexities of occupant and vehicle coupling. The purpose of this work is to describe the IARV results of a series of controlled lower speed rear impacts applied to a restrained, 50th percentile TRID male occupant.
Volume Subject Area:Poster Session I: Injury
Topics:Biomechanics, Simulation, Vehicles, Wounds
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