Colin is a neuroscience Registered Nurse originally from the United Kingdom (UK). He had his first seizure in the UK. He and his family emigrated to Christchurch, New Zealand in 2007. Whilst at work on the neuroscience unit, Colin had another seizure resulting in a significant head injury. He was in rehab when the deadly Christchurch earthquake hit. Both Sides of the Counter covers his experience as a neuroscience nurse caring for others and then how things can quickly
Australasian Journal of Neuroscience , ISSUE 1, 20–23
When thinking about head injury, one needs to first understand forces and the way they impact the body. Gravitational force, or G-force, is the force of gravity on a particular body – a measurement (in G’s) of acceleration that causes the perception of weight. It has significant applications in scientific & engineering fields especially regarding racing cars, fighter jets, large engines and rollercoasters.
It is interesting to note (see table below) that the force of gravity
Australasian Journal of Neuroscience , ISSUE 1, 24–29
Australasian Journal of Neuroscience , ISSUE 2, 12–19