Energy-Absorbing Car Seat Designs for Reducing Whiplash


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HİMMETOĞLU S., Acar M., Bouazza-Marouf K., Taylor A. J.

TRAFFIC INJURY PREVENTION, vol.9, no.6, pp.583-591, 2008 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 9 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/15389580802365767
  • Journal Name: TRAFFIC INJURY PREVENTION
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.583-591
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objectives: This study presents an investigation of anti-whiplash features that can be implemented in a car seat to reduce whiplash injuries in the case of a rear impact. The main emphasis is on achieving a seat design with good energy absorption properties.