STP938

    Skiing Trauma and Safety: Sixth International Symposium

    Mote CD, Johnson RJ
    Published: 1987


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    Papers explain the factors resulting in ski injuries and the steps being taken to reduce the risk of ski injuries. Topics include: biomechanics and knee injuries; ski boots; release bindings, including testing; epidemiology of skiing injuries in Japan and Germany; spinal injuries; use of helicopter evacuation; and FIS efforts to control competitive skiing injuries.


    Table of Contents

    Introduction
    Johnson R., Mote C.

    Summary
    Johnson R., Mote C.

    Identification of the Knee Joint in Varus-Valgus and Longitudinal Rotations in Laboratory and Snow Skiing Experiments
    Kuo C., Mote C.

    Contribution of the Musculature to Rotatory Laxity and Torsional Stiffness at the Knee
    Louie J., Mote C.

    The Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury in Skiers
    Buló J., Escalas F., Espadaler-Gamisans J., Figueras J., Merino J., Morgenstern R., Vidal A.

    Isolated Rupture of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament by Knee Hyperflexion
    Ekeland A., Thoresen B.

    Injury of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament of the Knee in Downhill Skiing: Its Pathomechanism and Treatment
    Horibe S., Nagano J., Ono K., Shino K.

    Biomechanical Investigations of the Heel Release of Ski Safety Bindings by Triceps Surae Muscle Action
    Bodem F., Menke W.

    Considerations on Mechanical Properties of Skis
    Sakata T.

    The Force Interplay Between the Foot, Binding, and Ski in Cross-Country Skiing
    Ekström H.

    The In-Boot Fracture
    Ettlinger C., Shealy J.

    Alpine Ski Boot Hysteresis Characteristics Interpreted for Skier Target Groups Within the Current Standards
    Bauman C., Walkhoff K.

    Ski Boot Compression Syndrome
    Yahashi K., Yamagishi T.

    Biomechanical Inquiries on Ski Boots and Resulting Practical Requirements
    Hauser W., Schaff P., Schattner R.

    On-slope Evaluation of Alpine Release Bindings
    Ekeland A., Lund &.

    Comparison of the BfU and IAS Binding Adjustment Systems for Competitive Skiers
    Ekeland A., Lund &.

    Comparative Laboratory Tests of Release Bindings for Children and Young Skiers with Special Reference to the Influence of Boot Material and Boot Sole Length
    Gundersen T.

    Bindings' Release Setting in Alpine Skiing
    Delouche G.

    Laboratory Test Methods for Children's Release Bindings with Special Reference to the Inadequacies of the Present Industry Norms and the Knowledge of Injury Thresholds
    Gundersen T.

    Test Devices for Ski Bindings Sold in Sports Shops: State of the Art and Future Development
    Mösch S., Nagel A.

    The Use of an Anthropometric Dummy for Testing a New Ski Binding-Boot System
    Bahniuk E., Strunc J.

    A Small, Low Power Microcomputer-Based Controller for Snow Ski Bindings
    Halsted L., Hull M.

    A New Electromechanical Binding/Dynamometer for Actively Controlled Snow Ski Binding Systems
    Hull M., Wunderly G.

    Current Trends in Ski Injuries and Their Relationship to Recent Changes in Ski Equipment
    Fujimaki E., Kuriyama S.

    Analysis of Skiing Injuries in Sapporo, Japan, During 1979 Through 1984
    Kondo H., Serita K., Sugawara M., Takada Y., Watanabe M.

    Causes of Skiing Injuries: A Study of Temperature and Ski Area Congestion
    Serita K.

    Incidence, Morbidity, and Mortality of Torso Trauma from Skiing
    Glaeser H., Zink R.

    Carpometacarpal Dislocations of the Thumb in Skiing Injuries
    Johnson R., Mogan J., O'Connell P.

    Four Cases of Anorectal Abscess After Hip Contusion While on Skis
    Matsuda N.

    Cervical Spinal Cord Injuries Caused by Skiing
    Hirakawa H., Oda T.

    Why a Helicopter at a Ski Resort?
    Binet M.

    The International Skiing Federation Contribution to Safety in Skiing
    Raas E.

    Author Index

    Subject Index


    Committee: F27

    Paper ID: STP938-EB

    DOI: 10.1520/STP938-EB

    ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5003-4

    ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-0936-0

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