Measurement of impact acceleration: Mouthpiece accelerometer versus helmet accelerometer

  • Higgins M
  • Halstead P
  • Snyder-Mackler L
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Abstract

Instrumented helmets have been used to estimate impact acceleration imparted to the head during helmet impacts. These instrumented helmets may not accurately measure the actual amount of acceleration experienced by the head due to factors such as helmet-to-head fit.

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  • Head injury
  • Helmet
  • Measurement techniques

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Authors

  • Michael Higgins

  • P. David Halstead

  • Lynn Snyder-Mackler

  • David Barlow

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