Search for dissertations about: "motorcycle"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 17 swedish dissertations containing the word motorcycle.

  1. 1. Snowmobile, motorcycle and moose-car accidents : aspects on injury control

    Author : Ulf Björnstig; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Injury; accident; prevention; snowmobile; motorcycle; moose-car collision;

    Abstract : Injuries related to snowmobiles, motorcycles and moose-car collisions have increased. The aim of the present thesis was to analyse mechanisms and consequences in fatal and non-fatal accidents of these types, and to penetrate possible preventive measures.SnowmobilesThe median age of the injured was 30 and of the killed 32, males pre­dominating. READ MORE

  2. 2. Svensk motorcykelkultur

    Author : Lars Lagergren; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Motorcycle; motorcycle culture; the essence of the motorcycle; manliness; subculture; youth culture; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with the motorcycle and the subcultures that have grown up around it in Sweden. Early on, the motorcycle became a culturally formative object associated with a sporty, tough, and technically oriented masculinity. READ MORE

  3. 3. Health Losses in Motorcycle Crashes - Injury Analysis of Crashes into Road Barriers and Evaluation of Antilock Braking Systems

    Author : Matteo Rizzi; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Antilock Braking Systems; Powered Two Wheelers; Safety; Injury; Stability; Road Barrier; Health Loss; Crash; Motorcycle;

    Abstract : Motorcycles crashes are a growing road safety problem. While the traditional safety approach has focused on protective gear and rider education, with the Vision Zero approach, the designers of the road transport system are considered responsible for its design and operation. READ MORE

  4. 4. Towards a Safe System Approach to Prevent Health Loss among Motorcyclists

    Author : Matteo Rizzi; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : Stability; ABS; Safe System; Motorcycle; Powered Two Wheelers; Antilock Brakes;

    Abstract : Health loss among motorcyclists is a global road safety problem for which innovative countermeasures are needed. While the traditional motorcycle safety approach has focused on protective gear and rider education, the Safe System approach adopted in Sweden and other countries implies that the road, the vehicle and the road user, in conjunction with a safe speed limit, should interact to create a safe road transport system. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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