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headrest

(hed'rest)
1. A pad made of soft material placed beneath the occiput, around the neck or lower face or both, designed to limit head movement during surgery or to prevent neck pain in cervical arthritis.
2. A padded device used in cars, airplanes, or boats to prevent neck trauma during accidents.
3. A padded device used in some types of wheelchairs to support the head and neck of patients with flaccid muscles or other neurological conditions. See: assistive technology
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He didn't have a great time in the race today because he was suffering from the car and the tyres, he didn't have a great time with the gearbox troubles and the headrest," said Wolff.
The simple assembly is complemented by maintenance-free torque technology, which provides constant resistance to the headrest through the entire range of motion, with zero-drift and backlash, says Southco, which claims that the headrests "will require zero maintenance or readjustment throughout their lifecycle, saving time and money associated with routine maintenance".
The charity say that headrests should be aligned so the top is aligned with the top of the head and right up against the back of the head.
Stretch the headrest covers onto the headrest (Photo 6) and reinstall them on the seats.
Alaska's first class cabin on its 737-900ER features a different premium Recaro seat with five inches of recline, an articulating seat bottom and a six-way adjustable headrest.
Ghost Art Deco collection cars also boast Olympia-inspired motif on tread plates and headrest embroidery, and a black and white interior scheme featuring choice of four seat piping colours takes inspiration from the colour palette of the era.
HUNDREDS of thousands of whiplash claims could be prevented each year just by drivers moving their headrests to the correct position, according to a report out today.
NOT SO SOFT Alison Leppard of the British Museum with a Song Dynasty headrest dating from 960 to 1279 AD.
Covers we obtained from Aircraft Spruce and Sporty's were one-piece designs, encompassing the headrest; the Aerosheep cover came in two pieces, including a separate one for the headrest.
Large head rows in the second and third rows could hamper the driver's rearward visibility, so Magna has developed a membrane head restraint systems that complies with regulatory requirements, while providing improved visibility through the use of a mesh material in the center of the headrest.
The Ergohuman chair fuses art and science, with flex zones that ensure constant support of back and lumbar, multi-dimensional adjustable arm rests for unparalleled comfort and a height-adjustable pivoting headrest for full crane support.
The Megane also has new headrests whose support rods slide into the headrest and not into the seat top where their rigidity was a hazard in a rear impact.