acceleration-deceleration injury Brain injury caused by blows, MVAs/RTAs, etc., which is a major cause of brain morbidity, resulting from the abrupt movement and deformation of the brain in the cranial cavity.
Adding to the building pressure is the possibility of edema, swelling of brain tissue due to trauma. Typically associated with acceleration-deceleration injuries, there may be shearing or twisting of axonal fibers (white matter tracts) in the brain. This occurs most often in the frontal and temporal lobes.
It should be noted that brain injuries may occur as a result of acceleration-deceleration trauma unaccompanied by impact. For example, babies who are shaken may suffer acceleration-deceleration brain trauma (Generalli et al., 1982, in Chapey, 1994; Ylvisaker and Shirley, in Chapey, 1994).
Non-acceleration injuries-caused by injury to a restrained head and, therefore, no acceleration or deceleration of the brain occurs within the skull (e.g., blow to the head). These usually result in deformation (fracture) of the skull, causing focal localized damage to the meninges and brain.
Whiplash is considered an acceleration-deceleration injury, which can include whiplash, shoulder injuries, and traumatic brain injuries. Rapid acceleration and deceleration in car accidents can be caused a variety of different ways, but most commonly occurs when an abrupt change in speed occurs.
Many acceleration or deceleration injuries are attributable to abrupt changes in the car’s speed such as whiplash, traumatic brain injuries and shoulder injuries. At Kapuza Lighty, we handle car accident cases and we help you get compensation for your injuries.
Objective: To discuss a newtonian physics model for understanding and calculating acceleration-deceleration forces found in sport-related cerebral concussions and to describe potential applications of this formula, including (1) an attempt to measure the forces applied to the brain during acceleration-deceleration injuries, (2) a method of accruing objective data regarding these forces, and (3 ...
Deceleration injury can occur in high-speed vehicles when they stop or slow down abruptly or when the occupants of the vehicle are propelled from it while it is moving. Most experiments in deceleration have been done in connection with air travel, in which the acceleration factor is usually much greater than in land vehicles.
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This injury is commonly referred to, or associated with whiplash. Whiplash involves the transfer of acceleration and deceleration forces; usually this is caused by car accidents which cause the body to be thrust forward and then backwards in quick succession.