STP 1266 features state-of-the-art research on skiing safety called from worldwide experts. In addition to providing professional and practical information, this definitive publication includes the latest data on the changing nature of alpine skiing injuries. 37 peer-reviewed papers cover:
Skiing Safety Organizations--2 papers focus on skiing injury reduction efforts by both the National Ski Patrol System and the development of ASTM skiing safety standards over the past 20 years.
Epidemiology of Skiing Injuries--Current trends in injury rates and injury severity throughout the skiing world are explored in 11 papers.
Biomechanics in Snow Skiing--9 papers discuss the specific mechanics of skiing and skiing injuries.
Injuries to the Knee--The most critical injuries across the skiing population are addressed in 7 papers.
Other Winter Sports Injuries--Such concerns as altitude illness and stress dependent heart rates as they relate to skiing and snowboarding injuries are discussed in 3 papers.
Skiing Equipment--One paper examines methods for reducing impact injuries and four papers address the concept, design, evaluation and value of ski release bindings.
For sports medicine physicians, biomechanics, sports physiologists, human biodynamics researchers, ski area management professionals, ski trade organizations, skiing equipment manufacturers, skiing coaches and trainers and any individual interested in this alpine sport.
Hauser W., Johnson R., Mote C., Schaff P.
Ski Injuries Among Ski Area Employees
Belanger M., Ettlinger C., Johnson R., Shealy J.
Significant Gender Differences in Alpine Skiing Injuries: A Five-Year Study
France E., Greenwald R., Rosenberg T., Toelcke T.
Gender-Related Injury Patterns in Skiing
Ettlinger C., Shealy J.
Age and Gender: Two Epidemiological Factors in Skiing and Snowboarding Injury
Cadman R., Macnab A.
Death in Downhill Skiing from 1976 Through 1992—A Retrospective View
Shealy J., Thomas T.
Skiing Collision Accidents: Frequency and Types of Injuries
Burtscher M., Philadelphy M.
Epidemiology of Facial Injuries Sustained in Alpine Skiing
Gassner R., Röthler G., Traugott D., Waldhart E.
Ski Field Injuries: The Snowboarders
Epidemiology of Skiing Injuries in a Large Italian Ski Resort During 1988–1992
Bertoldi L., Molinari M., Zucco P.
Epidemiology for Marketing Ski Safety
Goethals B., Kisser R., Wrobel M.
Muscle Contraction Protects Against Lower Leg Fracture
Ekeland A., Nordsletten L.
Automatic Tracking of Bone Motion Using Ultrasound
Friedrich M., Mote C.
A Method for Obtaining 3-D Data in Alpine Skiing Using Pan-and-Tilt Cameras with Zoom Lenses
Kaps P., Mössner M., Nachbauer W.
Determination of Kinetic Friction and Drag Area in Alpine Skiing
Kaps P., Mössner M., Nachbauer W.
Effects of Snow and Air Conditions on Ski Friction
Lackinger B., Nachbauer W., Schröcksnadel P.
Skier Trajectories After Loss of Control
Brown C., Heinzmann R., Hoffman A.
Loads Transmitted in the Practice of Snowboarding
Bally A., Taverney O.
Patellofemoral Pain in Alpine Skiing
Aune A., Ekeland A., Høseth A., Madsen J.
Muscle Activity During the Backward Fall—Protection for the ACL?
Barone M., Rosemeyer B., Schaff P., Senner V.
Injury Mechanism of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament in Alpine Skiing: Case Studies
Bally A., Fischer J., Leyvraz P., Loureiro O.
Occult Fracture Patterns of the Knee Associated with Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tears in Skiing: Assessment with MR Imaging
Yahashi K., Yamagishi T., Yamato M.
Tibial Plateau Fractures in Downhill Skiing
Ellowitz A., Ettlinger C., Johnson R., Shealy J.
Altitude Illness in Skiers: A Worldwide Concern
Bovard R., Schoene R.
Fuzzy Logic Control of Bioadaptive Ski Binding Release
Crawford R., Mote C.
Water SKi Binding Release Loads: Test Method and Results
Merala R., Piziali R.
The Snowboarder's Talus Fracture
Janes P., Paul C.
Paper ID: STP1266-EB