Air resistance of crash helmets with visors opened and closed was measured as well as the opposing muscular force. The angle of inclination of the opened visor seemed to be an important parameter. Up to 15% of the males and 64% of the females cannot match air resistance forces.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Proceedings of the Meeting on Biomechanics of Injury.
  • Corporate Authors:

    IRCOBI (International Research Council on the Biokinetics of Impacts)

    109 Avenue Salvador Allende
    Bron CEDEX,   France  F-69675
  • Authors:
    • Van Faassen, F
    • Stassen, EGM
    • Willig, A P
    • Zijp, E M
    • Bastiaanse, J C
    • Brockhoff, HST
    • Oudesluys, C
  • Publication Date: 1976-9

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Photos; Tables;
  • Pagination: p. 3323404
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00148075
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Institute for Road Safety Research, SWOV
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Proceeding
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 2 1977 12:00AM