Peter L Davidson

Summary

Affiliation: University of Otago
Country: New Zealand

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical analysis of arm fracture in obese boys
    P L Davidson
    Injury Prevention Research Unit, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Paediatr Child Health 39:657-64. 2003
  2. doi request reprint Energy analysis of wrist impact and surface rebound
    Peter L Davidson
    Injury Prevention Research Unit, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Comput Methods Biomech Biomed Engin 13:559-66. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Estimating subject-specific body segment parameters using a 3-dimensional modeller program
    Peter L Davidson
    Injury Prevention Research Unit, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, PO Box 913, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Biomech 41:3506-10. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Lower limb injuries in New Zealand Defence Force personnel: descriptive epidemiology
    Peter L Davidson
    Injury Prevention Research Unit, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Public Health 32:167-73. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Prediction of distal radius fracture in children, using a biomechanical impact model and case-control data on playground free falls
    Peter L Davidson
    Injury Prevention Research Unit, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago P O Box 913, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Biomech 39:503-9. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Biological adaptive control model: a mechanical analogue of multi-factorial bone density adaptation
    Peter L Davidson
    Injury Prevention Research Unit, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, P O Box 913, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Theor Biol 227:187-95. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Stochastic-rheological simulation of free-fall arm impact in children: application to playground injuries
    Peter L Davidson
    Injury Prevention Research Unit, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, P O Box 913, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Comput Methods Biomech Biomed Engin 7:63-71. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Examination of interventions to prevent common lower-limb injuries in the New Zealand Defense Force
    Peter L Davidson
    Injury Prevention Research Unit, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, P O Box 913, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
    Mil Med 174:1196-202. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Impact modeling of gymnastic back-handsprings and dive-rolls in children
    Peter L Davidson
    Injury Prevention Research Unit, Dept of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Appl Biomech 21:115-28. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint An approach to modeling impact energy absorption by surfaces
    Peter L Davidson
    Injury Prevention Research Unit, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Appl Biomech 25:351-9. 2009

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical analysis of arm fracture in obese boys
    P L Davidson
    Injury Prevention Research Unit, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Paediatr Child Health 39:657-64. 2003
    ..To determine the role of the biomechanical factors of force of impact, bone strength, fall height and surface stiffness on the risk of forearm fracture in obese children compared to non-obese children...
  2. doi request reprint Energy analysis of wrist impact and surface rebound
    Peter L Davidson
    Injury Prevention Research Unit, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Comput Methods Biomech Biomed Engin 13:559-66. 2010
    ..Therefore, it shows promise for identifying potentially injurious human-surface interactions. Analysis of other human impact situations, and the relationship between the energy flow and injury risk, is planned...
  3. doi request reprint Estimating subject-specific body segment parameters using a 3-dimensional modeller program
    Peter L Davidson
    Injury Prevention Research Unit, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, PO Box 913, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Biomech 41:3506-10. 2008
    ..Future work should include generating segment density profiles for particular populations, to increase the accuracy of the method, and comparing the accuracy of the results obtained with those produced by other techniques...
  4. doi request reprint Lower limb injuries in New Zealand Defence Force personnel: descriptive epidemiology
    Peter L Davidson
    Injury Prevention Research Unit, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Public Health 32:167-73. 2008
    ..To describe the epidemiology of lower limb injuries in the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Prediction of distal radius fracture in children, using a biomechanical impact model and case-control data on playground free falls
    Peter L Davidson
    Injury Prevention Research Unit, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago P O Box 913, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Biomech 39:503-9. 2006
    ..To assess the ability of a biomechanical impact model to predict the likelihood of distal radius fracture in children using data gathered for a previous epidemiological case-control study of falls from playground equipment...
  6. ncbi request reprint Biological adaptive control model: a mechanical analogue of multi-factorial bone density adaptation
    Peter L Davidson
    Injury Prevention Research Unit, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, P O Box 913, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Theor Biol 227:187-95. 2004
    ..The transient solution to sudden environmental change is found to be exponential or oscillatory depending on the balance between cellular activation and deactivation frequencies...
  7. ncbi request reprint Stochastic-rheological simulation of free-fall arm impact in children: application to playground injuries
    Peter L Davidson
    Injury Prevention Research Unit, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, P O Box 913, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Comput Methods Biomech Biomed Engin 7:63-71. 2004
    ..Once fully developed, information from this model will provide the basis for recommendations for modifications to playground equipment and surface standards...
  8. ncbi request reprint Examination of interventions to prevent common lower-limb injuries in the New Zealand Defense Force
    Peter L Davidson
    Injury Prevention Research Unit, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, P O Box 913, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
    Mil Med 174:1196-202. 2009
    ..However, it requires trialing in a military setting to assess the logistics of implementation and whether the reported sport-specific programs should be adjusted for the varied physical activities undertaken by military forces...
  9. ncbi request reprint Impact modeling of gymnastic back-handsprings and dive-rolls in children
    Peter L Davidson
    Injury Prevention Research Unit, Dept of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Appl Biomech 21:115-28. 2005
    ..This is significant because modeling studies can now be used as an alternative to epidemiological studies to evaluate measures aimed at reducing injuries in gymnastics and other activities involving impact to the upper extremity...
  10. ncbi request reprint An approach to modeling impact energy absorption by surfaces
    Peter L Davidson
    Injury Prevention Research Unit, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Appl Biomech 25:351-9. 2009
    ..This approach will be useful for reproducing the characteristics of surfaces when the impacting body cannot be instrumented, and for predicting force and energy flow in nonrigid impacts...
  11. doi request reprint Physical components of soft-tissue ballistic wounding and their involvement in the generation of blood backspatter
    Peter L Davidson
    Injury Prevention Research Unit, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago, Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Forensic Sci 57:1339-42. 2012
    ..This research provides a framework for the mathematical representation, and subsequent computational predictive modeling, of backspatter generation and pattern formation...
  12. ncbi request reprint The influence of a back support harness on spinal forces during sheep shearing
    Stephan Milosavljevic
    School of Physiotherapy, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Ergonomics 47:1208-25. 2004
    ..However it is not known whether the harness would protect the spine from a sudden or unexpected force...
  13. ncbi request reprint Are current playground safety standards adequate for preventing arm fractures?
    Ailsa Goulding
    Med J Aust 182:46-7; author reply 47. 2005