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Gear Up Before Revving Up ATVs

Plastic Surgeons Want to Prevent Serious Injuries in Kids ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., July 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fourteen-year old Cristian Avina knows all too well the devastating injuries all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) can cause. Four months ago, Cristian and his sister, Rociel, hopped o...

Gear up before revving up ATVs

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. Fourteen-year old Cristian Avina knows all too well the devastating injuries all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) can cause. Four months ago, Cristian and his sister, Rociel, hopped on an ATV for a little innocent fun in the desert near their home. Cristian was riding tandem with...

Call To Ban Use Of ATVs By Children

Researchers at St. Louis Children's Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have requested authorities not to allow children under the age of 16 to// use of all-terrain vehicles (ATVs). This call was issued after a 10-year review of the injuries. Children have no ex...

ATV study to improve fit, safety among kids

...ve a wide variability in the rider size. "Since most children injured on atvs are riding adult size vehicles, this study will attempt to determine the fi... Young research subjects are being recruited to sit on youth and adult size atvs while key body dimensions are being measured and compared to ATV dimensions...

ATV Injuries on the Rise

...d hemorrhages. "Parents need to understand that atvs are not toys. We tend to think short-term and beli...hicago. Shah recommended that children not ride atvs until they're at least 16, but added that size is ...g pants and boots, instead of shorts and sneakers. atvs were designed to be used by one rider at a time, a...

Injury Report Shows All-Terrain Vehicles Not Child's Play

...A). "Our experience shows that children's use of atvs is dangerous and should be restricted," said Cheta...and Arkansas Children's Hospital in Little Rock. atvs -- motorized vehicles with large, low-pressure tir...ins the issue of whether children should be riding atvs at all. "The question is a little like asking, '...
ATVs in Biological News

Crew oxygen for ISS loaded on Jules Verne

...oaded on board Jules Verne: around 2 200 kg of MMH (Monomethylhydrazine) and 3 600 kg MON3 (Mixed Oxides of Nitrogen) propellant which will be used by atvs own propulsion system. ATV will use these propellants for its autonomous navigation towards the International Space Station (ISS) and, once docked...

Final preparations for first human-rated spacecraft to be lauched from Europe's Spaceport

...t crew operations. Tanking of Russian water Last week, with the technical support of Thales Alenia Space in Turin and flown in from Italy, the atvs tanks were filled with about 268 litres of drinking water for the ISS astronauts. This is the municipal water of Turin (Italy) that has been treated a...
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