Search for dissertations about: "helmets"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 15 swedish dissertations containing the word helmets.

  1. 1. Experimental test setups and simulations in skiing mechanics

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Mikael Swarén; KTH.; [2014]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; sports equipment; test methods; sports mechanics; alpine skiing; cross-country skiing; poles; helmets; glide; performance;

    Abstract : Product testing and development are essential parts in sports and for the athletes in their quest to reach the podium. Manufacturers of sports equipment often use basic test methods which do not test the equipment in a sports specific way. READ MORE

  2. 2. Objective Analysis Methods in the Mechanics of Sports

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Mikael Swarén; KTH.; [2016]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; sports equipment; test methods; sports mechanics; biomechanics; performance analysis; tracking; positioning system; pacing; alpine skiing; cross-country skiing; poles; helmets;

    Abstract : Sports engineering can be considered as the bridge between the knowledge of sports science and the principles of engineering and has an important role not only in improving the athletic performance, but also in increasing the safety of the athletes. Testing and optimization of sports equipment and athletic performance are essential for supporting athletes in their quest to reach the podium. READ MORE

  3. 3. Prevention of Head Injuries - focusing Specifically on Oblique Impacts

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Farkost och flyg

    Author : Magnus Aare; KTH.; [2003]
    Keywords : head injury; helmets; oblique impacts; FEM;

    Abstract : The massive number of injuries sustained in trafficaccidents is a growing problem worldwide, especially indeveloping countries. In 1998, more than one million peoplewere killed in traffic accidents worldwide, while about tentimes as many people were injured. READ MORE

  4. 4. Investigation of the boundary conditions for oblique testin of motorcycle helmets using numerical methods : with focus on the human neck and shoulder

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Daniel Lanner; KTH.; [2011]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIKVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : .... READ MORE

  5. 5. Epidemiology and prevention of bicycle-related injuries in Sweden

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Public Health Sciences

    Author : Glenn Welander; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2001]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Bicycle helmets; bicycle-related injuries; injury prevention; epidemiology; work-related injuries; head injuries; program evaluation; process evaluation; media.;

    Abstract : The. main objectives of the study are. to analyse injury patterns and trends in injuries among bicyclists at county and national levels in Sweden (with a primary focus on head injuries) and to develop methods for the analysis and prevention of bicycle-related injuries, including head injuries. For children under 15 in Skaraborg County there. READ MORE