Child Passenger Safety Tech Update 2022, Part 1 - Crash Outcomes for Children-Different Scenarios of Use/Misuse
- Date of Publication
- February 15, 2022
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Course Information A discussion of crash outcomes for children under different scenarios of use/misuse. Dr. Mooney will speak about the reasons for restraints, the meaning of physics behind them, and some of the injuries that result when they are misused. Included will be the kinds of serious injuries that result from car seat misuse. Course ObjectivesExplain the physics of trauma and child passenger safety Understand the different types of energy, and how child safety seats and devices work to protect kids from excessive energy forces Understand how devices are used and misused, as related to the physics of CPSLook at case studies as specific examples for applying these principles
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