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2012-05-19 Science & Technology
Explosions cause brain damage through head movement
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Posted by Bright Pebbles 2012-05-19 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [576 views ]  Top

#1 Blows and sudden movements to the head may cause long-term injury and possibly death. Who knew?
Posted by Besoeker 2012-05-19 01:28||   2012-05-19 01:28|| Front Page Top

#2 Soldiers experience high-pressure shock waves and immense forces during explosions in the field, but research suggests brain trauma is caused merely by the sudden head movements.
Posted by Bright Pebbles 2012-05-19 06:25||   2012-05-19 06:25|| Front Page Top

#3 An explosion causes a sudden acceleration of the skull, a solid thing, which then accelerates the brain, a squishy thing, which gets bruised by the impact and gets little internal 'tears' by the deformation. Same as happens when the skull decelerates suddenly by hitting the windshield during a wreck or the ground after a fall.
Posted by Glenmore 2012-05-19 07:39||   2012-05-19 07:39|| Front Page Top

#4 Does forehead banging on a mat multiple times a day count as a source of brain damage too? think of the acceleration/deceleration forces involved and all.....
Posted by USN,Ret 2012-05-19 09:44||   2012-05-19 09:44|| Front Page Top

#5 To the point they have a pious bruise, or wheteverthephk its called in circles.
Posted by swksvolFF 2012-05-19 10:43||   2012-05-19 10:43|| Front Page Top

#6 wheteverthephk its called
New word for today: zabiba
Posted by tipper 2012-05-19 15:12||   2012-05-19 15:12|| Front Page Top

#7 A horn develops from their prayer to the moon god.
Posted by Bright Pebbles 2012-05-19 17:14||   2012-05-19 17:14|| Front Page Top

#8 Thanks tipper.
Posted by swksvolFF 2012-05-19 17:43||   2012-05-19 17:43|| Front Page Top

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