This series features publications resulting from research conducted in the Crash Safety Center.

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Submissions from 2018

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The Effect of Booster Seat Use on Pediatric Injuries in Motor Vehicle Frontal Crashes, Sean Caskey, Joshua Hammond, Jeffery Peck, Matthew Sardelli, and Theresa Atkinson

Submissions from 2017

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Temporal Variation in Ankle Fractures and Orthopedic Resident Program Planning in an Urban Level 1 Trauma Center, Aaron Wynkoop, Osy Ndubaku, Norman Walter, and Theresa Atkinson

Submissions from 2016

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Injury severity data for front and second row passengers in frontal crashes, Theresa Atkinson, Leszek Gawarecki, and Massoud Tavakoli

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Paired vehicle occupant analysis indicates age and crash severity moderate likelihood of higher severity injury in second row seated adults in frontal crashes, Theresa Atkinson, Leszek Gawarecki, and Massoud Tavakoli

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Ankle fracture patterns in drivers are associated with femoral fracture, higher BMI, and advanced age, Aaron Wynkoop, Osy Ndubaku, Andrew Fras, Norman Walter, Jeremy Eekhoff, and Theresa Atkinson

Submissions from 2015

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Injury Sources for Second Row Occupants in Frontal Crashes Considering Age and Restraint Condition Influence, Anand Sai Gudlur and Theresa Atkinson

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Effects of Pretensioners and Load Limiters on 50th Male and 5th Female Seated in Rear Seat during a Frontal Collision, Massoud Tavakoli and Janet Brelin-Fornari

Submissions from 2014

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Development of NHTSA’s Side Impact Test Procedure for Child Restraint Systems Using a Deceleration Sled : Part 1, Janet Brelin-Fornari and Sheryl Janca

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Development of NHTSA’s Side Impact Test Procedure for Child Restraint Systems Using a Deceleration Sled : Part 2, Janet Brelin-Fornari and Sheryl Janca

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Pulse Sensitivity of a Child Restraint System, Near-Side Impact Fixture, Janet Brelin-Fornari and Sheryl Janca

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Side Impact Testing of the Near-Side, Rear Seat Occupant Using a Deceleration Sled, Sheryl Janca, Kurt Shanks, Janet Brelin-Fornari, Ravi Tangirala, and Massoud Tavakoli

Submissions from 2012

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Computational Consideration of Crush Energy Estimation in Frontal Collisions with Underride and Lateral Offset, Chris Cummins and Massoud Tavakoli

Submissions from 2011

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Investigation of Rear Occupant Head Restraint Interaction in High-Severity Rear Impact using BioRID and HIII, Jeffrey Braganza, Massoud S. Tavakoli, and Janet Brelin-Fornari

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Side Effects: Kettering University research shows that side impact testing on a deceleration sled is repeatable and cost-effective, Janet Brelin-Fornari

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Evaluating Impact Attenuator Performance for a Formula SAE Vehicle, Jason Fahland, Craig Hoff, and Janet Brelin-Fornari

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Crash Safety in the Introductory Physics Lab, Daniel Ludwigsen, Janet Brelin-Fornari, and Joseph Neal

Submissions from 2010

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The Influence of Occupant Anthropometry and Seat Position on Ejection Risk in a Rollover, Theresa Atkinson, Andrew Fras, and Paul Telehowski

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Trailer Rear Impact Protection: Influence of Guard Support Deformation, Ramakrishnan Iyer and Massoud Tavakoli

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Quantifying R2 bias in the presence of measurement error, Karl D. Majeske, Terri Lynch-Caris, and Janet Brelin-Fornari

Submissions from 2009

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High-Speed Cameras Assist in Crash Sled Testing, Janet Brelin-Fornari and Andrew Bridges

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Effect of Head and Neck Anthropometry on the Normal Range of Motion of the Cervical Spine of Prepubescent Children, Janet Brelin-Fornari, Karl D. Majeske, and Terri Lynch-Caris

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Casting Technique and Restraint Choice Influence Child Safety During Transport of Body Casted Children Subjected to a Simulated Frontal MVA, Julie Zielinski, Glen Oliver, Justin Sybesma, Norman Walter, and Patrick Atkinson

Submissions from 2008

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Establishing reference values for cervical spine range of motion in pre-pubescent children, Terri Lynch-Caris, Karl D. Majeske, Janet Brelin-Fornari, and Shrishail Nashi

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Influence of Restraints on Body-Casted Child ATDs in Front and Side Sled Tests, G. Oliver II, J. Zielenski, Janet Brelin-Fornari, and Patrick J. Atkinson

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Effect of Seat Belts Equipped with Pretensioners on Rear Seat Adult Occupants in High-Severity Rear Impact, Massoud Tavakoli, Janet Brelin-Fornari, and Varun Shetty

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Characteristics of Trailer Rear Impact Guard - Interdependence of Guard Strength, Energy Absorption, Occupant Acceleration Forces and Passenger Compartment Intrusion, Massoud Tavakoli and Vijay A. M. George

Submissions from 2007

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External Knee Geometry Surface Variation as a Function of Subject Anthropometry and Flexion Angle for Human and Surrogate Subjects, Deepak Sathyanarayana, Massoud Tavakoli, Patrick Atkinson, Scott Anseth, Thomas Raley, and Norman Walter

Submissions from 2006

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Cervical Range of Motion Data in Children, Terri Lynch-Caris, Janet Brelin-Fornari, and Christopher Van Pelt

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Analysis of a Frontal Impact of a Formula SAE Vehicle, David Rising, Jason Kane, Nick Vernon, Joseph Adkins, Craig Hoff, and Janet Brelin-Fornari

Submissions from 2005

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Physically correlated muscle activation for a human head and neck computational model, Janet Brelin-Fornari, Paras Shah, and Mohamed El-Sayed

Computerized Accident Reconstruction in Recreational Vehicle Cases, M. S. Granger, Carl M. Savage, Massoud Tavakoli, and Y. St-Arnaud

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Use of Computer-Generated Animations and Simulations in the Courtroom, Carl M. Savage and Massoud Tavakoli

Event Data Recorders – Automotive "Black Box", Massoud Tavakoli

Submissions from 2004

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Sensitivity Analysis of Hill Muscle Parameters, Janet Brelin-Fornari, Paras Shah, and Mohamed El-Sayed

Car Crashes and Occupant Injuries, Massoud Tavakoli

Submissions from 2003

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Lower Extremity Injuries in Motor Vehicle Collisions: A survey of NASS 1997-99, Theresa Atkinson and Patrick J. Atkinson

Submissions from 2002

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The Risk of Forearm Injury Induced by Deploying Airbags: the Role of Forearm-Airbag Proximity, Patrick J. Atkinson and P. Hariharan

Submissions from 2001

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A Study of Muscle Activation in a Mathematical Model of the Human Head and Neck, Janet Brelin-Fornari and A. Arabyan

Submissions from 1999

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Knee Injuries in Automobile Accidents: A Review of the NASS Database for 1979-1995, Theresa Atkinson and Patrick J. Atkinson

Submissions from 1998

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Development of an injury criteria for human surrogates to address current trends in knee-to-instrument panel injuries, Patrick J. Atkinson, Theresa Atkinson, Roger Haut, Chris Eusebi, Vivek Maripudi, Tim Hill, and Kiran Sambatur

Submissions from 1997

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The influence of impact interface on human knee injury: implications for instrument panel design and the lower extremity injury criterion, Patrick J. Atkinson, Jose J. Garcia, Nicholas J. Altiero, and Roger C. Haut

Submissions from 1995

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Insult to the human cadaver patellofemoral joint: effects of age on fracture tolerance and occult injury, Roger C. Haut and Patrick J. Atkinson