BASEF 2006 Project Library


Project L06 - Don't Get Whipped

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By

Maveric Croucher,
St. John the Baptist (HWCDSB)

Level

Junior (grades 7-8)

Division

Health Sciences (human)

Abstract

The purpose of my project was to make an innovation, a piece of hockey equipment that would protect a player's neck from the Acceleration and Deceleration that occurs in Whiplash. This occurs to the neck, cervical muscles and ligaments when sudden forces from a body check, open ice hit, or a cross check occurs and contact with the ice, boards or other players happen. Otherwise know as Whiplash

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