The literature describing the biomechanical response of children to impact is reviewed. The results of a computer simulation of a real child pedestrian impact using the computer program MADYMO are presented. The results of this simulation show good agreement with currently accepted tolerance levels for head impact in children.
Type: Research and Analysis Report
Sub Type: Consultant Report
Author(s): K A McCaul, A L McLean, C N Kloeden and R W Hinrichs
Topics: Child, Head
Publication Date: 01/03/88