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    Skiing Trauma And Safety: Fifth International Symposium

    Johnson Robert, Mote C.
    Published: 1985

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    Discusses the biomechanics of skiing and skiing injuries; the relationship of skies, ski boots, and ski release bindings to injuries; cross-country skiing injuries; epidemiology of alpine skin injuries; cold injuries; injury treatment; rescue and first aid practices and equipment; and standards for safety.

    Table of Contents



    ASTM Committee F-27 on Snow Skiing

    The Work of the IAS in Skiing Safety

    Activities of the TÜV Bayern Regarding Skiing Safety

    Prevention of Ski Accidents in Switzerland

    Effects of Standards on Ski Bindings and Safety

    Frontal Diameter of the Tibia Head: A Comparison of Results from Computed Tomography and Anthropometric Measurements

    Torsion of the Lower Extremity and Surface Electromyogram Measurements

    A Laboratory for Biomechanical Analysis of the Traumatology of Ski Falls

    Control of Torsion and Bending of the Lower Extremity During Skiing

    Pressure-Induced Pain in the Foot and Leg

    Mechanics of the Turning Snow Ski

    The Evolution of Knee Injuries in Ski Accidents

    Basic Mechanics of Boot/Skier Interaction

    Influence of Ski Boot Design on Skiing Safety and Skiing Performance

    On-Slope Testing of an Instrumented Alpine Ski Boot

    Optimal Ski Boot Stiffness for the Prevention of Boot-Top Fracture

    A Device for Measuring the Influence of Ski Boot Design on the Pressure Distribution in the Lower Leg

    More Safety in Skiing Through Training the Personnel of the Sport Shops

    Comparison of the BfU and IAS Binding Adjustment Systems for Recreational Skiers

    Binding Adjustment and Binding Release for Alpine Ski Racers

    A Method for Improvement of Retention Characteristics in Alpine Ski Bindings

    A Survey of Actively Controlled (Electronic) Snow Ski Bindings

    Field Testing of a Microcomputer-Controlled Snow Ski Binding

    Use of Statistics in Identifying Problems in Ski Injury Research

    Injury and Race Completion Rates in Alpine Competitions

    Overall Analysis of NSAA/ASTM Data on Skiing Injuries for 1978 Through 1981

    A One-Year Study of Alpine Ski Injuries in Hemsedal, Norway

    Attempts to Reduce the Incidence of Skiing Injuries in Sweden

    Injury Risk in Alpine Skiing

    Death in Downhill Skiing

    Collision Injuries in Downhill Skiing

    Injuries from T-Bar Ski Lifts

    Head Injuries in Alpine Skiing

    Thumbs Up: The Changing Pattern of Ski Injuries

    Shoulder Dislocations Resulting from Ski Injuries

    Cross-Country Skiing Injuries

    A Comparison of Downhill and Cross-Country Skiing Injuries

    Future Developments in Cross-Country Skiing Equipment

    Infrared Thermal Imaging and Skiing Safety

    Field Treatment of Hypothermia

    Accidental Hypothermia and its Treatment in the Field

    Comparative Calorimetric Measurements of Chemical Heat Packs


    Committee: F27

    DOI: 10.1520/STP860-EB

    ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-6832-9

    ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-6833-6