By Friedrich Unterharnscheidt
This publication neither argues for or opposed to the continuation of boxing, yet lays out the literature and the physique of clinical wisdom which are essential to supply a significant history for the consequent debate. It presents a accomplished source should you are all for regulating boxing and those that take part at once, in addition to for the clinical and medical groups. comprises conscientiously quoted case histories and examine in addition to an in depth physique of scientific literature on boxing accidents to illustrate that mind harm is a usual end result of boxing.
* provides in-depth research of the phenomenon of ''punch drunkness''
* contains distinct case histories of the medical and pathomorphological findings exposed by means of present scientific research
* greatly studies clinical literature
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Macrophoto. (From UNTERHARNSCHEIDT, 1993). A subclassification, type lib, has been used because of the differences between injuries produced by blows to the face and those which strike higher, near the line of the scalp and at a slight angle from above. As a result of such a blow, lesions are found in the frontal and temporal parts of the cerebrum. Some investigators believe that this type of blow displaces the brainstem. In our opinion this action can occur only if the blow is so severe as to produce considerable deformation of the skull and therefore of the brain.
63). The results correspond to those obtained for 16 oz. gloves in the model experiments. If the students had worn the 6 oz. gloves commonly used in professional contests, these values probably would have been at least twice as high. Had the subjects been professional boxers, capable of delivering more effective blows, the values would certainly have been higher. If this many blows hit the head in such a 10-minute fight, the equivalent of little more than 3 rounds, one must assume that the number of blows in a professional bout of 12 to 15 rounds would be at least several times greater.
In color, using a high quahty news film or in black and white. 500 Hz. A millisecond timer and a fiducial system were included in the field of view, to permit the timing and scaling of events. 9 m/s on impact. 4 ton) on impact and was attained within 14 ms of contact. 63 ton). The impulse accelerated the target head at the rate of 520 m/s 2 (53 g). ), swung at 20 mph, would deliver an equivalent blow. i Fig. 60. Man. Cerebrum. Closed head injury, (a) Ruptured vein, (b) Eruption of the ependymal hemorrhage through an ependymal defect into the ventricle system, (c) Intact ependyma.