STP Published: 2015

Skiing Trauma and Safety: 20th Volume

Editor(s): Robert J. Johnson, Jasper E. Shealy, Richard M. Greenwald

Access 12 peer-reviewed papers on Skiing Trauma and Safety in this expert compilation sponsored by the International Society for Skiing Safety and ASTM International.

Topics of papers in this compilation fall into the following categories:
– Helmets
– Terrain Park Jumps
– Epidemiology
– Injury Prevention
– Skiing Equipment

Get expert case-controlled studies on both the perception of the effectiveness of helmets and the actual effectiveness of helmets. Examine the main reason for lack of helmet use in snow sports. Learn about whether the increased number of terrain parks has caused an increase in injury rates. Discover the necessities for consistent application of international standards for correct setup of ski-binding boot systems in New Zealand. Read about potential advances in ski equipment that could lead to less ACL injuries.

These Selected Technical Papers were presentenced at the 20th International Society for Skiing Safety Congress in Bariloche, Argentina, on August 4-10, 2013. The meeting was sponsored by the ISSS and this publication is supported by ASTM International Committee F27 on Snow Skiing and Subcommittee F27.30 on Skis and Boots.

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Developed by Committee: F27
Pages: 194
DOI: 10.1520/STP1582-EB
ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-7610-2
ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-7609-6