Why is a person hit harder when he falls on a concrete floor than when he falls on
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Why is a person hit harder when he falls on a concrete floor than when he falls on a heap of sand from the motion gives, same height?
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On a hard surface person comes at rest in a short interval of time and the rate of change of momentum is very large with high force while on a heap of sand the rate of change of momentum is small with smaller force.

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