Head and Neck Injuries in Sports

    Hoerner EF
    Published: 1994

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    Promotes safety and the decrease of risk factors through better equipment, facilities, and knowledge of the mechanism of injury. Experts of various disciplines present their research, clinical experiences, data collections, and the application of their accumulated experiences and knowledge. 27 peer-reviewed papers on epidemiology; risk factors; mechanism of injury; and protective equipment applications. Covers a broad spectrum of sporting activities including ice hockey, football, baseball, swimming and diving, equestrian, soccer, gymnastics. Playing facilities, playing, and protective equipment are also addressed.

    Table of Contents

    Cornerstones for Future Directions in Head/Neck Injury Prevention in Sports
    Clarke K.

    A Summary of Head and Neck Injuries in Collegiate Athletics Using the NCAA Injury Surveillance System.
    Dick R.

    Annual Survey of Catastrophic Football Injuries: 1977–1992
    Cantu R., Mueller F.

    Head and Neck Injuries in Equestrian Sports
    Bixby-Hammett D.

    Spinal Injuries in Ice Hockey: Review of 182 North American Cases and Analysis of Etiological Factors
    Edmonds V., Lapczak L., Tator C.

    The National Electronic Injury Surveillance System (NEISS) and Hazard Analysis
    Frye R.

    Causes of Pool Diving Accidents
    Gabrielsen M., Mittelstaedt A.

    Risk Factors of Head and Neck Injuries in Equestrian Activities
    Byrd J.

    A Uniform Minimum Safe Diving Depth for Swimming Facilities
    Gilbert R.

    Psychological Characteristics of the Chronically Injured Athlete
    Duffy F.

    Cerebral Concussions in Taekwondo Athletes
    Pieter W., Zemper E.

    Impact Postures and Neck Loading in Head First Collisions: A Review
    Bishop P.

    The Response of the Cervical Spine to Axial Loading: Feasibility for Intervention
    Burstein A., Otis J.

    The Application of Rodent Models to the Study of Brain Injury Bimechanics.
    Dixon C.

    Buckling Analysis -- A Modal Method of Estimating Cervical Spine Injury Potential
    Liu Y., Voo L.

    30 Plus Years of Head and Neck Injuries - Primate and Human Models' Responses to Energy Load and Forces
    Unterharnscheidt F.

    Experimental Production of Head-Neck Injuries Under Dynamic Forces
    Cusick J., Pintar F., Sances A., Yoganandan N.

    The Effect of Head Position on the Analysis of Cervical Motion
    Bosco M., Donelson R., Edwards W., Ordway N.

    Ball Standards Relevant to Risk of Head Injury
    Heald J., Pass D.

    The Incidence of Spearing by Ball Carriers and Their Tacklers During a High School Football Season.
    Heck J.

    How to Make Professional Boxing Safer—The American Medical Association Controversy
    Cantu R.

    The Historical and Medical Aspects - Boxing
    Unterharnscheidt F.

    Head Injured Patients Who Talk Before Deterioration or Death: The TADD Syndrome
    Boock R., Meaney D., Ommaya A., Thibault L.

    Measurement of Sensory Functioning and Integration Following Closed Head Injury
    Ingersoll C.

    Accident Performance of Motorcycle and Bicycle Safety Helmets
    Hurt H., Thom D.

    ASTM F-1292 as a Tool for Playground Injury Severity Reduction
    Shiffer R.

    Jaw-Joint Disorders in Contact-sports' Athletes. Diagnosis and Prevention
    Williams E.

    Author Index

    Subject Index

    Committee: F08

    DOI: 10.1520/STP1229-EB

    ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5282-3

    ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-1886-7

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