Female-specific Response & Injury Risk (Thorax/Ribs & Abdomen)

This project involves testing small female post-mortem human subjects (PMHS) to evaluate thorax response prediction using new rib-based scaling method; assessing existing abdomen data/collecting more PMHS data to statistically compare female vs male pressure-based injury risk functions; and data analysis/development of rib fracture vulnerability metric using age and sex

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • USDOT Research Hub DisplayID 157494


  • English


  • Status: Active
  • Funding: $250000
  • Sponsor Organizations:

    National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

  • Managing Organizations:

    National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

    Vehicle Research and Test Center
    East Liberty, OH  United States  43319
  • Project Managers:

    Stammen, Jason

  • Start Date: 20210101
  • Expected Completion Date: 20210930
  • Actual Completion Date: 0
  • USDOT Program: Vehicle Safety Research
  • Subprogram: CW_Bio

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01862420
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Department of Transportation
  • Files: RIP, USDOT
  • Created Date: Oct 25 2022 10:24AM