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  • IIHS head restraint ratings and insurance injury claim rates

    Trempel, Rebecca E.; Zuby, David S.; Edwards, Marcy A.
    Traffic Injury Prevention (TIP)

  • Comparison of BioRID injury criteria between dynamic sled tests and vehicle crash tests

    Aylor, David A.; Zuby, David S.
    Proceedings of the 22nd International Technical Conference on the. Enhanced Safety of Vehicles (CD ROM)

  • Seat design characteristics for whiplash mitigation as indicated by tests with BioRID

    Zuby, David S.; Locke, Gerry; Aylor, David A.
    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    November 2010

  • Consumer whiplash ratings – Have they influenced seat designs in helpful ways?

    Zuby, David S.; Lund, Adrian K.
    FISITA 2010 World Automotive Congress Proceedings
    June 2010

  • Preventing minor neck injuries in rear crashes – forty years of progress

    Zuby, David S.; Lund, Adrian K.
    Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
    April 2010

  • GLORIA: Design and development of a calibration jig for H-point machines used for the measurement of head restraint geometry

    Avery, Matthew J.; Zuby, David S.; Gane, John W.; Cox, Mark Christopher
    SAE Technical Paper Series 2008-01-0348
    April 2009

  • Relationship of dynamic seat ratings to real-world neck injury rates

    Farmer, Charles M.; Zuby, David S.; Wells, JoAnn K.; Hellinga, Laurie A.
    Traffic Injury Prevention (TIP)
    December 2008

  • Relationship between seat rating test results and neck injury rates in rear crashes

    Zuby, David S.; Farmer, Charles M.
    Whiplash: Neck Pain in Car Crashes, 2nd International Conference Proceedings (CD-ROM)
    November 2008

  • Minor neck injuries in rear crashes – international problem and progress

    Zuby, David S.; Lund, Adrian K.
    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    November 2007

  • Improved seat and head restraint evaluations

    Edwards, Marcy A.; Smith, Sarah; Zuby, David S.; Lund, Adrian K.
    Proceedings of the 19th International Technical Conference on the Enhanced Safety of Vehicles (CD-ROM)

  • Effects of head restraint and seat redesign on neck injury risk in rear-end crashes

    Farmer, Charles M.; Wells, JoAnn K.; Lund, Adrian K.
    Traffic Injury Prevention (TIP)
    June 2003

  • Neck pain and head restraint position relative to the driver's head in rear-end collisions

    Chapline, Janella F.; Ferguson, Susan A.; Lillis, Robert P.; Lund, Adrian K.; Williams, Allan F.
    Accident Analysis and Prevention Special Issue: Whiplash
    March 2000

  • Relationship of head restraint positioning to driver neck injury in rear-end crashes

    Farmer, Charles M.; Wells, JoAnn K.; Werner, John V.
    Accident Analysis and Prevention
    November 1999

  • Crash test evaluation of whiplash injury risk

    Zuby, David S.; Vann, David T.; Lund, Adrian K.; Morris, Christina R.
    SAE Technical Paper Series 99SC17
    October 1999

  • Automobile head restraints -- frequency of neck injury claims in relation to the presence of head restraints

    O'Neill, Brian; Haddon, William Jr.; Kelley, Albert B.; Sorenson, Wayne W.
    American Journal of Public Health
    March 1972