Accession Number : AD0726287

Title :   Tolerances of the Human Brain to Concussion,

Corporate Author : CIVIL AEROMEDICAL INST OKLAHOMA CITY OKLA

Personal Author(s) : Swearingen,John J.

Report Date : MAR 1971

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : The report reviews the pertinent literature and adds additional evidence indicating that the human brain may be able to tolerate head impact forces in the range of 300 to 400 g's without evidence of concussion or other detectable neurologic sequelae, provided that provisions are made to prevent deformation of the cranium. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*BRAIN, *CRASH INJURIES), HEAD(ANATOMY), IMPACT, TOLERANCES(PHYSIOLOGY), WOUNDS AND INJURIES, DAMAGE

Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE