VIVA II Completed Successfully

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We need to understand the cause of whiplash symptoms to address medical diagnosis and treatment. We need to help consumers to choose the safest vehicles. Through VIVA II, Virtual Vehicle Safety Assessment Step 2: Open Source Human Body Models and Crash Testing contributing steps are in this direction. The overall aim of ViVA II has been to reach gender equality in traffic safety. The researchers have developed tools for the evaluation of injury preventive systems for both men and women. Despite the larger risk of whiplash injury for females, current whiplash protection assessment is adapted to the average male. ViVA II addressed these differences by world leading research on female injury biomechanics.

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