STP 1289 features comprehensive material from the world's leading experts on the primary causes of serious skiing accidents, as well as the most current research and information on advances in skiing safety.
12 peer-reviewed papers cover the following subjects in 3 key areas:
Epidemiology--Olympic alpine racer injuries The impact of alcohol on injury rates Fatalities resulting from cardiac causes and trauma during skiing *Skiing injury trends over a twenty-three year period An overview of snowboard injuries from 1988 - 1995.
Skiing Equipment--Boot design impact on muscle activity The dynamics of an electromechanical ski binding release system Ski binding minimum retention requirements.
Knee Injuries--A seven year evaluation of over 7300 ski injuries and their relationship to demographics, gender, experience and conditions The impact of heel-low types of bindings on knee injuries A computer simulation investigation tool for preventing injuries that occur during landing from a jump.
Previous Skiing Injuries in Alpine Olympic Racers
Ekeland A., Lereim I., Lystad H., Nordsletten L.
Alcohol Use and Downhill Ski Injuries: A Pilot Study
Caetano R., Meyers A., Perrine M.
Risk of Traumatic Death During Downhill Skiing Compared with that During Mountaineering
Burtscher M., Nachbauer W., Schröcksnadel P.
Risk of Sudden Cardiac Death During Downhill Skiing and Mountain Hiking
Burtscher M., Likar R., Mittleman M., Nachbauer W., Philadelphy M.
Skier Injury Trends—1972 to 1994
Ettlinger C., Johnson R., Shealy J.
Epidemiology of Snowboarding Injuries: 1988 to 1995
Buonomox V., Ettlinger C., Shealy J.
Electromechanical Ski Release Binding with Mechanical Backup
Hull M., Swanstrom M., Wade B.
Ski Binding Minimum Retention Requirements
Crawford R., Mote C.
Gender Differences in Alpine Skiing Injuries: A Profile of the Knee-Injured Skier
Greenwald R., Toelcke T.
Computer Simulation as a Tool to Investigate ACL Injuries During Landing Movements in Downhill Skiing
Gerritsen K., Nachbauer W., van den Bogert A.
Paper ID: STP1289-EB