STP Published: 1997

Skiing Trauma and Safety: Eleventh Volume

Editor(s): Robert J. Johnson, C. D. Mote Jr, Arne Ekeland

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.

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Developed by Committee: F27
Pages: 146
DOI: 10.1520/STP1289-EB
ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5354-7
ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-2472-1