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Publications, presentations and reports 



Gibson, T, 2013, “Force and Wound Interpretation.” Presented to the NSW Police Force State Crime Command, Sydney.


Whyte, T., Gibson, T., Milthorpe, B. and Stanford, G., 2013, “Injury and Effective Motorcycle Helmets.” Paper Number 13-0108, Proceedings of Enhanced Safety of Vehicles Conference, Seoul.


Gibson, T 2013 “Risk Management” Presented at the AHR Insurance Coordinators Conference, Melbourne.


Gibson, T, 2013 “Accidents Happen or How to Reduce Injury by Design.” Presented at Driving Science Driving the Future GP, Melbourne.




Gibson, T and Whyte T, 2012 “Injury Biomechanics and the Design of Motorcycle Helmets” Presented at Australian Biomedical Engineering Conference, Brisbane.


Gibson, T, 2012 “Further Reducing Injury in Motorcycle Crashes.” Presented at Automotive Safety Week, Malaysia




Douglas, C., Fildes, B., Gibson, T., 2011, “Modelling Occupants in Far-Side Impacts.” Traffic Injury Prevention, vol 12 (5) pp. 508-517.


Gibson, T., Clarke, A., Pisaniello, L., Stephan, M., Fusco, L. and Judd, R., 2011, “Evaluation of an Improved Performance Anti-Submarining Seat Belt System.” Paper Number 11-0246, Enhanced Safety of Vehicles Conference, Washington.




Gibson, T, Boström, O, Kullgren, A and Milthorpe, B: "The Mechanisms of Early Onset C5/C6 Soft-Tissue Neck Injury in Rear Impacts." In Neck Injury Biomechanics. Editor Pike, J. SAE International, Warrendale, USA, 2009.


Douglas, C, Fildes, B and Gibson TJ. "Development of an occupant model for far-side vehicle crashes." Int. J. Vehicle Safety, Vol. 4, No. 3, 2009


Gibson, T: "Rear seat restraint biomechanics -Hidden performance enhancing technology on seatbelts." Proceedings of the NPBII Seminar, Sydney, Engineers Australia, 2009.



Gibson, T., Thai, K., et al.: The Effectiveness of Safety Equipment in Horse Racing Falls. International Research Research Council on Biomechanics of Injury, Zurich, September 2008.


Gibson, T., Henderson, M. et al.: Australian Motor Sport Crash Data Collection and Analysis. SAE report 2009-01-2980, Society of Automotive Engineers, 2008.



Gibson, T.J., Thai, K and McLean, A.J.: Helmet protection against basilar skull fracture. ATSB Road Safety Research Grant Report 2007-03, Australian Transport Safety Bureau, Canberra, June 2007. 



Gibson, T: Development and Validation of a C5/C6 Motion Segment Model. PhD Thesis, University of New South Wales Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering, 2006. Click here to access Dr Gibson's PhD.


Gibson, T: Chapter 2 - Vehicle factors in whiplash injury, and Chapter 3 - Biomechanics of whiplash injury. In RWG Anderson (Ed.), Whiplash associated disorders: a comprehensive review. CASR Report Series CASR016, Centre for Automotive Safety Research, University of Adelaide, South Australia, April 2006.


Gibson, T, Thai, K, and Lumley, M: Child Restraint in Australian Commercial Aircraft. Australian Transport Safety Bureau Aviation Safety Research Grant Report Number B2004/0241, Canberra, March 2006. Click here to access this report from the ATSB website.


Gibson, T, Thai, K and Ninic, D: Biomechanical Review of the Effectiveness of Safety Equipment used by Jockeys in Racing. HIE Report for the ARB, March 2006. 



Gibson, T, Boström, O, Kullgren, A, Milthorpe, B: The Mechanisms of Early Onset C5/C6 Soft-Tissue Neck Injury in Rear Impacts. Proceedings of the 2005 International IRCOBI Conference of the Biomechanics of Impact, Prague, Sept. 21-23, 2005. 



Gibson, T and Cheung, A: Assessing the Level of Safety Provided by the Snell B-95 Standard for Bicycle Helmets. Australian Transport Safety Bureau Report Number CR 220, Canberra, July 2004. 



Gibson, T: Biomechanics of Injury and Vehicle Crashworthiness Short Course - 6/12 Sessions. ARC, Monash University, 2002 and 2003. 


Gibson, T, Britos, C and Wainohu, D: Analysis of Fall Arrest Gear Loading. Crashlab Report, 2002. Pedder, J and Gibson, T: Evaluation of Occupant Protection in Buses. RONA Kinetics and Associates Report, 2002. 



Gibson, T: Helmet Design and Head Injury Protection. Proceedings of the IEAust Conference on the Biomechanics of Impact Injury, Sydney, 2001. 


Gibson, T and Benetatos, E: Helmets for Drivers. HIE Report for the AHRC, 2001. 


Gibson, T, Benetatos, E and Corbett: Seatbelt Effectiveness in Heavy Vehicles HIE report for the Roads and Traffic Authority of NSW, 2001. 


Gibson, T, Benetatos, E, Newstead, S and Fildes, B: Improved Side Impact Protection: The Development Of Injury Assessment Functions. Proceedings of the Sixteenth Experimental Safety Vehicle Conference, Amsterdam, 2001.


Gibson, T, Bostrom, O and Milthorpe, B: Development of a Simple Model of a Cervical Spine Motion Segment. Proceedings of the Australian MADYMO Users Meeting, Melbourne, 2001. 


Gibson, T, Corbett, B and Brown, J: Crashed Vehicle Study - Heavy Under Run Analysis. HIE report for the Roads and Traffic Authority of NSW, 2001. 


Gorrie, C, Duflou, J, Brown, J, Gibson, T and Waite, P: Extent and distribution of vascular brain injury in paediatric road fatalities. Journal of Neurotrauma 18(9): 849-860, 2001. 



Anderson R, Gibson, T and Benetatos, E: Computer and Physical Reconstruction of Pedestrian Accidents Involving Children. Road Accident Research Unit, the University of Adelaide, Adelaide, 2000. 


Gibson, T and Benetatos, E: How to choose a bicycle helmet? Choice March 2000


Gibson, T and Benetatos, E: Motorcycles and Crash Barriers. HIE Report for the NSW Motorcycle Federation Inc. Sydney, 2000. 


Gibson, T, Benetatos, E and Knudsen, C: On Helmet Effectiveness. Proceedings of the IEAust Conference on the Biomechanics of Impact Injury, Sydney, 2000.


Gibson, T, Benetatos, E, Newstead, S and Fildes, B: Injury Assessment Functions for Use with the BIOSID. Accident Research Centre, Monash University, 2000. 


Ryan, G.A. and Gibson, T, 'Field Studies of Whiplash in Australia', Published in Frontiers in Whiplash Trauma: Clinical and Biomechanical. Editors Yoganandan, N and Pintar, F, IOS Press, Harvard, MA, 2000.

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