Doctors say link between G-forces and brain injury not proven

Posted Tuesday, June 25, 2002 6:31 AM | Contributed by Viper423

While Rep. Ed Markey and others push for limits and regulations of forces on the body caused by amusement rides, researchers say the link between G-forces and brain injuries is unproven, and likely does not exist. One researcher even says that coverage of such injuries is "sensationalized." The article describes how the duration of force is often a fraction of a second and not related to the height and speed of the ride.

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