Two-wheeled, engine-driven vehicles.
Personal devices for protection of heads from impact, penetration from falling and flying objects, and from limited electric shock and burn.
Accidents on streets, roads, and highways involving drivers, passengers, pedestrians, or vehicles. Traffic accidents refer to AUTOMOBILES (passenger cars, buses, and trucks), BICYCLING, and MOTORCYCLES but not OFF-ROAD MOTOR VEHICLES; RAILROADS nor snowmobiles.
Motorized, recreational vehicles used on non-public roads. They include all-terrain vehicles, dirt-bikes, minibikes, motorbikes, trailbikes, and snowmobiles. Excludes MOTORCYCLES, which are considered public road vehicles.
The legal authority or formal permission from authorities to carry on certain activities which by law or regulation require such permission. It may be applied to licensure of institutions as well as individuals.
Coverage by contract whereby one part indemnifies or guarantees another against loss by a specified contingency.
The enactment of laws and ordinances and their regulation by official organs of a nation, state, or other legislative organization. It refers also to health-related laws and regulations in general or for which there is no specific heading.
Damage inflicted on the body as the direct or indirect result of an external force, with or without disruption of structural continuity.
Sports performed on a track, field, or arena and including running events and other competitions, such as the pole vault, shot put, etc.
Traumatic injuries involving the cranium and intracranial structures (i.e., BRAIN; CRANIAL NERVES; MENINGES; and other structures). Injuries may be classified by whether or not the skull is penetrated (i.e., penetrating vs. nonpenetrating) or whether there is an associated hemorrhage.
Tendency toward involvement in accidents. Implies certain personality characteristics which predispose to accidents.
Organized efforts to insure obedience to the laws of a community.
An increase in the volume of money and credit relative to available goods resulting in a substantial and continuing rise in the general price level.
Government required written and driving test given to individuals prior to obtaining an operator's license.
Decisions for determining and guiding present and future objectives from among alternatives.
Personal devices for protection of the eyes from impact, flying objects, glare, liquids, or injurious radiation.
AUTOMOBILES, trucks, buses, or similar engine-driven conveyances. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)
Clothing designed to protect the individual against possible exposure to known hazards.
Freedom from exposure to danger and protection from the occurrence or risk of injury or loss. It suggests optimal precautions in the workplace, on the street, in the home, etc., and includes personal safety as well as the safety of property.
Fractures of the skull which may result from penetrating or nonpenetrating head injuries or rarely BONE DISEASES (see also FRACTURES, SPONTANEOUS). Skull fractures may be classified by location (e.g., SKULL FRACTURE, BASILAR), radiographic appearance (e.g., linear), or based upon cranial integrity (e.g., SKULL FRACTURE, DEPRESSED).
The effect of environmental or physiological factors on the driver and driving ability. Included are driving fatigue, and the effect of drugs, disease, and physical disabilities on driving.
Works containing information articles on subjects in every field of knowledge, usually arranged in alphabetical order, or a similar work limited to a special field or subject. (From The ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983)
Software used to locate data or information stored in machine-readable form locally or at a distance such as an INTERNET site.
The use of a bicycle for transportation or recreation. It does not include the use of a bicycle in studying the body's response to physical exertion (BICYCLE ERGOMETRY TEST see EXERCISE TEST).
Activities or games, usually involving physical effort or skill. Reasons for engagement in sports include pleasure, competition, and/or financial reward.
The field of medicine concerned with physical fitness and the diagnosis and treatment of injuries sustained in exercise and sports activities.
Educational institutions.
Funding resources and procedures for capital improvement or the construction of facilities.
Using an INTERNET based personal journal which may consist of reflections, comments, and often hyperlinks.
The means of moving persons, animals, goods, or materials from one place to another.
Those funds disbursed for facilities and equipment, particularly those related to the delivery of health care.
Cultivation of PLANTS; (FRUIT; VEGETABLES; MEDICINAL HERBS) on small plots of ground or in containers.
Devices, not affixed to the body, designed to help persons having musculoskeletal or neuromuscular disabilities to perform activities involving movement.
Time period from 2001 through 2100 of the common era.
Wooden or metal staffs designed to aid a person in walking. (UMDNS,1999)
Chairs mounted on wheels and designed to be propelled by the occupant.