Automobile collisions are complex events, and during a crash one person can be injured while another — in the same car, even — may be symptom-free.
What are the risk factors for developing chronic pain from a car crash? In this section, we've reviewed some of the most important studies that examine the role of gender, head position, and other factors that can increase the chance of being injured in a crash.
Factors Determining Chronic Whiplash Pain
Human Factors and Whiplash
Predicting Symptoms From Low Speed Collisions
Risk Factors for Developing Chronic Pain After Whiplash
Risk Factors for Whiplash - Crash and Occupant Factors
Seating Position and Gender as Risk Factors for Whiplash Injury
Study Shows Connection Between Neck Pain, Arm Position
Turned Head Increases Risk of Neck Injury During Collision