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    • Blasted Flies and Nanoparticles for TBI 

      Hockey, KS; Sholar, CA; Sajja, VS; Hubbard, WB; Thorpe, C; VandeVord, PJ; Rzigalinski, BA (Brain Injuries and Biomechanics Symposium, 2013-09-19)
      This presentation briefly summaries two major areas of work in our lab, development of a Drosophila model of blast injury and treatment of traumatic brain injury (TBI) with cerium oxide nanoparticles. First, we discuss the ...
    • Brain Injury Prediction: Assessing the Combined Probability of Concussion Using Linear and Rotational Head Acceleration 

      Rowson, Steven; Duma, Stefan M. (BMES, 2013-05)
      Recent research has suggested possible long term effects due to repetitive concussions, highlighting the importance of developing methods to accurately quantify concussion risk. This study introduces a new injury metric, ...
    • Comparison of Organ Location, Morphology, and Rib Coverage of a Midsized Male in the Supine and Seated Positions 

      Hayes, Ashley R.; Gayzik, F. Scott; Moreno, Daniel P.; Martin, R. Shayn; Stitzel, Joel D. (Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2013)
      The location and morphology of abdominal organs due to postural changes have implications in the prediction of trauma via computational models. The purpose of this study is to use data from a multimodality image set to ...
    • Evaluation of Eye Injury Risk from Consumer Fireworks 

      Alphonse, Vanessa D; Kemper, Andrew R (Brain Injuries and Biomechanics Symposium, 2013-09-19)
      Eye injuries affect approximately two million people annually. Various experimental studies have been performed to evaluate potentially injurious conditions from blunt objects using animal and human cadaver eyes. Experimental ...
    • The Influence of the Specimen Shape and Loading Conditions on the Parameter Identification of a Viscoelastic Brain Model 

      Untaroiu, Costin D. (Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2013)
      The mechanical properties of brain under various loadings have been reported in the literature over the past 50 years. Step-and-hold tests have often been employed to characterize viscoelastic and nonlinear behavior of ...
    • Literature Review of Eye Injuries and Eye Injury Risk from Blunt Objects 

      Alphonse, Vanessa D; Kemper, Andrew R (Brain Injuries and Biomechanics Symposium, 2013-09-19)
      Eye injuries affect approximately two million people annually. Various studies that have evaluated the injury tolerance of animal and human eyes from blunt impacts are summarized herein. These studies date from the late ...
    • Measuring Head Impact Exposure and Mild Traumatic Brain Injury in Humans 

      Cobb, Bryan (Brain Injuries and Biomechanics Symposium, 2013-09-19)
      Helmeted sports such as football offer a unique opportunity to study head injury biomechanics in live human subjects. Impact reconstruction using game videos and real-time measurements of head kinematics in football provide ...
    • Piecewise-Constant-Model-Based Interior Tomography Applied to Dentin Tubules 

      He, Peng; Wei, Biao; Wang, Steve; Stock, Stuart R.; Yu, Hengyong; Wang, Ge (Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2013)
      Dentin is a hierarchically structured biomineralized composite material, and dentin's tubules are difficult to study in situ. Nano-CT provides the requisite resolution, but the field of view typically contains only a few ...
    • Predicting Mild Traumatic Brain Injury with Injury Risk Functions 

      Young, Tyler (Brain Injuries and Biomechanics Symposium, 2013-09-19)
      To assess the safety of various products, equipment, and vehicles during traumatic events injury risk curves have been developed correlate measurable parameters with risk of injury. The first risk curves to predict head ...
    • Surrogate Head Forms for the Evaluation of Head Injury Risk 

      MacAlister, Anna (Brain Injuries and Biomechanics Symposium, 2013-09-19)
      This paper summarizes the use of surrogate head forms in biomechanical research pertaining to head injury and, more specifically, mild traumatic brain injury. Because cadavers are limited and controlled studies of brain ...
    • Virginia Tech-Wake Forest University Center for Injury Biomechanics 10 Year History 

      Duma, Stefan M. (Brain Injuries and Biomechanics Symposium, 2013-09-19)
      The Virginia Tech-Wake Forest University Center for Injury Biomechanics (CIB) has completed 10 years of research in the fields of automobile safety, military restraints, and sports biomechanics. The CIB has grown to include ...