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Health risk aspects and comfort for infants in infant seats for cars
2005 (English)Report (Other academic)
Abstract [sv]

Infant safety seats - the child safety seats for the youngest children, from newborn up to 13 kg (or 10 kg) have saved many lives since they became available in Sweden in the beginning of the 80s. Since then has the question if there is any long-term health effects on infants in car seats been current. The purpose of this study is to describe the basis for the statements regarding long-term health effects of letting infants sit longer periods in infant safety seats. It is desirable to find a correct recommendation for the use of infant safety seats according to made observations and research. To find out more about the vibrational environment and comfort in infant seats, vibration measurements are performed in infant safety seats installed in three different ways.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Linköping: VTI., VTI notat 24-2005 , 2005. , 65 p.
VTI notat
Keyword [en]
Child, Seat, Infant, Health , Risk, Vibration, Comfort, Journey, Child restraint system, Measurement, Time
Research subject
Road: Vehicles and vehicle technology, Road: Vehicle interior safety; Road: Traffic safety and accidents, Road: Personal injuries
URN: urn:nbn:se:vti:diva-1546OAI: diva2:670258
Available from: 2013-12-03 Created: 2013-12-03 Last updated: 2013-12-03

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