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    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.

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    Identification of the Knee Joint in Varus-Valgus and Longitudinal Rotations in Laboratory and Snow Skiing Experiments

    Contribution of the Musculature to Rotatory Laxity and Torsional Stiffness at the Knee

    The Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury in Skiers

    Isolated Rupture of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament by Knee Hyperflexion

    Injury of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament of the Knee in Downhill Skiing: Its Pathomechanism and Treatment

    Biomechanical Investigations of the Heel Release of Ski Safety Bindings by Triceps Surae Muscle Action

    Considerations on Mechanical Properties of Skis

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

    The In-Boot Fracture

    Alpine Ski Boot Hysteresis Characteristics Interpreted for Skier Target Groups Within the Current Standards

    Ski Boot Compression Syndrome

    Biomechanical Inquiries on Ski Boots and Resulting Practical Requirements

    On-slope Evaluation of Alpine Release Bindings

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

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

    Bindings' Release Setting in Alpine Skiing

    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

    Test Devices for Ski Bindings Sold in Sports Shops: State of the Art and Future Development

    The Use of an Anthropometric Dummy for Testing a New Ski Binding-Boot System

    A Small, Low Power Microcomputer-Based Controller for Snow Ski Bindings

    A New Electromechanical Binding/Dynamometer for Actively Controlled Snow Ski Binding Systems

    Current Trends in Ski Injuries and Their Relationship to Recent Changes in Ski Equipment

    Analysis of Skiing Injuries in Sapporo, Japan, During 1979 Through 1984

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

    Incidence, Morbidity, and Mortality of Torso Trauma from Skiing

    Carpometacarpal Dislocations of the Thumb in Skiing Injuries

    Four Cases of Anorectal Abscess After Hip Contusion While on Skis

    Cervical Spinal Cord Injuries Caused by Skiing

    Why a Helicopter at a Ski Resort?

    The International Skiing Federation Contribution to Safety in Skiing

    Committee: F27

    DOI: 10.1520/STP938-EB

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

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