Essays about: "Concussions"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 essays containing the word Concussions.

  1. 1. Wireless Sensor System for Monitoring Sportsmen Exposed to Hazardous Concussions

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för tillämpad signalbehandling

    Author : Alper Idrisoglu; [2019]
    Keywords : Concussion; g-Force; Impact detection; Ice Hockey; Real-time; Sensor; Web Socket; Wireless;

    Abstract : Sport-related Traumatic Brain injuries (TBI) are a major problem in ice hockey. Reports show that it occurs 160 concussion per 1000 hours of play time and 4.6% of head injuries leads to a concussion in Sweden. READ MORE

  2. 2. Evaluation of Test Methods for Football Helmets Using Finite Element Simulations

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för kemi, bioteknologi och hälsa (CBH)

    Author : Aðalheiður Gunnarsdóttir; [2019]
    Keywords : Concussion; Football Helmets; Test methods; FE simulations;

    Abstract : Introduction: Concussions in American Football are of a major concern due to highly reported injury rates. The importance of properly designed helmets have shown effect in reducing the risk of injuries, such as skull fractures. However, they are not as effective in reducing the risk of concussion. READ MORE

  3. 3. Concussions in Ice Hockey : Accident Reconstructions Using Finite Element Simulations

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för kemi, bioteknologi och hälsa (CBH)

    Author : Ekant Mishra; [2019]
    Keywords : Concussion; Ice hockey helmet; Accident reconstruction; FE; HBMs;

    Abstract : Ice hockey, one of the most popular sports in the world, is a contact sport that is always associated with huge risks of traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) resulting from high-velocity impacts. Although technology in player protection equipment has advanced over the years, mild traumatic brain injuries (mTBIs) like concussion remain prevalent. READ MORE

  4. 4. Estimations of 3D velocities from a single camera view in ice hockey

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för kemi, bioteknologi och hälsa (CBH)

    Author : Beatrice Bjering; [2019]
    Keywords : Video analysis; Target tracking; Homography; Concussions; Ice hockey; Videoanalys; Målsökning; Homografi; Hjärnskakningar; Ishockey;

    Abstract : Ice hockey is a contact sport with a high risk of brain injuries such as concussions. This is a serious health concern and there is a need of better understanding of the relationship between the kinematics of the head and concussions. The velocity and the direction of impact are factors that might affect the severity of the concussions. READ MORE

  5. 5. Analysis of concussions in professional ice hockey

    University essay from KTH/Hållfasthetslära (Inst.)

    Author : Jonas Svensson; [2016]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Head injuries such as concussions is a major problem in full contact sports like ice hockey, these injuries usually leads to rehabilitation and absence from sports as result. This risk in full contact sport is something athletes in these sports must expect, however to gain a better understanding of these injuries and reduce the number concussions would be a great progress. READ MORE