Search for dissertations about: "helmet"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 29 swedish dissertations containing the word helmet.

  1. 1. Prevention of head injury by a new type of helmet system

    Author : Magnus Aare; KTH; []
    Keywords : motorcycle helmet; helmet testing; motorcycle accident;

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  2. 2. Increased bicycle helmet use in Sweden : needs and possibilities

    Author : Sixten Nolén; Kent Lindqvist; Staffan Janson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Bicycle helmet us; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Background: From the perspective of what is called "vision zero" in Sweden, fatalities and injuries among bicyclists are unacceptable. Despite that, bicyclists constitutes approximately one third of all road user inpatients in Swedish hospitals, which is about the same proportion seen for drivers and passengers of motor vehicles. READ MORE

  3. 3. Vehicle-related injuries : with emphasis on fatality prevention

    Author : Mats Öström; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; fatalities; injury; prevention; traffic; disease; alcohol; helmet; airbag;

    Abstract : According to WHO, Sweden should aim to reduce unintentional fatalities, particularly vehicle-related injuries, by 25% by the year 2000. The aim of this thesis was to analyze vehicle-related injuries and injury events, especially the contributory effects of alcohol and disease and the injury reducing capacity of helmets and airbags in order to point out some preventive measures. READ MORE

  4. 4. Prevention and prediction of head and neck injury in traffic accidents - using experimental and numerical methods

    Author : Peter Halldin; KTH; []
    Keywords : Head injuries; neck injuries; prevention; roll-over; motorcycle; helmet;

    Abstract : Injuries to the head and neck system are potentially amongthe most serious injuries in humans, since they may damage thespinal cord. It is therefore important to develop safetysystems that can prevent injuries to the neuro- system, therebyreducing human suffering and costs to society. READ MORE

  5. 5. Children injured in traffic in a medical and psychosocial perspective : causes and consequences

    Author : Eva M Olofsson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Posttraumatic stress; PTSD; PTSS; trauma care; road traffic accidents; children; follow-up; injury; disbility; physical consequences; psychological problems; sequel; bicycle accident; helmet; upper extremity injury; head injury; injury severity; psychosocial problems; risk factors;

    Abstract : Aim: To examine the causes and consequences of road traffic injuries in children from a physical and psychosocial perspective, and to identify unfavourable circumstances and children who are at risk of injury and disability. Methods: Study I was a systematic review of the literature on posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and PTSD symptoms (PTSS) in children injured in road traffic accidents. READ MORE