Are there risk factors for snowboard injuries? A case-control multicentre study of 559 snowboarders.

@article{Hasler2010AreTR,
  title={Are there risk factors for snowboard injuries? A case-control multicentre study of 559 snowboarders.},
  author={Rebecca Hasler and Simeon Berov and Lorin M Benneker and Simon Dubler and Jonathan Spycher and Dominik Heim and Heinz Zimmermann and Aristomenis K. Exadaktylos},
  journal={British journal of sports medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={44 11},
  pages={816-21}
}
OBJECTIVE To analyse risk factors leading to injuries during snowboarding. DESIGN A case-control multicentre survey of injured and non-injured snowboarders. SETTING One tertiary and two secondary trauma centres in Bern, Switzerland. METHODS All snowboard injuries admitted to our tertiary and two affiliated secondary trauma centres from 1 November 2007 to 15 April 2008 were analysed on the basis of a completed questionnaire incorporating 15 variables. The same questionnaire was applied in… CONTINUE READING