STP Published: 2009

Skiing Trauma and Safety: 17th Volume

Editor(s): Robert J. Johnson, Jasper E. Shealy, Mike Langran

The latest volume of this popular ASTM series provides 21 peer-reviewed papers covering the latest information on skiing trauma and safety.

Topics cover:

Epidemiology—several studies evaluated the prevalence and incidence of various alpine skiing injuries in several areas around the world, including the United States, France, Norway, Australia and Germany. Specific topics evaluated included lower leg fractures, the relationship of helmets to the patterns of injuries that lead to death in alpine skiing accidents, and knee injuries.

Head Injuries—using an anthropometric testing device, two papers evaluate the influence of helmets in pediatric head and neck injuries and the kinematics of a snowboard fall.

Snow Sports Equipment—deals with injury rates related to releasable snowboard bindings, a computer simulation of consecutive ski turns, and a novel anti-slip pad for improving steering when exiting a ski lift on a snowboard.

Miscellaneous Topics—the remaining papers include a three-part study to evaluate the premise that ACL injury in alpine skiing more frequently occurs to the left side than the right, assessment and identification of the functional constraints of young skiers as they recover from skiing accidents, evaluation of objective measurement as a tool to assess and enhance visibility on poorly-lit runs, and computer simulations based on takeoff velocity to suggest guidelines for a design of the kicker used in these jumps.

Table of Contents

Richard Greenwald, Jean-Dominique Laporte

Robert Johnson, Carl Ettlinger, Jasper Shealy

Athanasios Zacharopoulos, Nikolaos Tzanakakis, Maria Douka

Arne Ekeland, Andreas Rødven

Jasper Shealy, Robert Johnson, Carl Ettlinger

Arne Ekeland, Andreas Rødven

Nadine Cooper

Karyn Whelan, Lucas Coates

Tracey Dickson

M. Burtscher, R. Sommersacher, G. Ruedl, W. Nachbauer

Jean-Dominique Laporte, Marc-Hervé Binet, Nicolas Fenet, Dominique Constans, Patrick Joubert

Irving Scher, Darrin Richards, Michael Carhart, Reed Thomas, Natalie Hurlen, Tack Lam

Darrin Richards, Michael Carhart, Irving Scher, Reed Thomas, Natalie Hurlen

Jasper Shealy, Robert Johnson, Carl Ettlinger

Martin Mössner, Dieter Heinrich, Peter Kaps, Herwig Schretter, Werner Nachbauer

Harald Böhm, Milena Souckova, Matthias Hösl, Veit Senner

Y. Urabe, H. Iwamoto, S. Koshida, K. Tanaka, K. Miyashita, M. Ochi

Fulvio Stradijot, Taian de Mello Vieira

David Krauss, Daniel Lieberman, Helene Grossman, Rose Ray, Irving Scher

Harald Böhm, Veit Senner

Mont Hubbard

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Developed by Committee: F27
Pages: 242
DOI: 10.1520/STP1510-EB
ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-6995-1
ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-3409-6