Head Injury Biomechanics I - Head and Neck Injury

Vratislav Vesely, Miloslav Vilimek

Abstract


The purpose of this article is to provide an overview
of head and neck injury biomechanics. In the article are reviewed
values of mechanical properties of head bones, tolerances to
injury and mechanisms for neck and brain injury are explained.

Keywords


neck injury, head fracture, bone stiffness, bone injury tolerance

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ISSN 1801-1217 (Print)
ISSN 1805-9422 (Online)
Published by the Czech Technical University in Prague, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering