Australian snowboard injury data base study. A four-year prospective study.

@article{Bladin1993AustralianSI,
  title={Australian snowboard injury data base study. A four-year prospective study.},
  author={C Bladin and P Giddings and Malcolm Robinson},
  journal={The American journal of sports medicine},
  year={1993},
  volume={21 5},
  pages={701-4}
}
Information on the rate and spectrum of snowboarding injuries is limited. This 4-year prospective study at 3 major Australian ski resorts assesses incidence and patterns of snowboarding injuries, particularly in relation to skill level and footwear. Ski injury data were collected for the same period. In a predominantly male study population (men:women, 3:1), 276 snowboarding injuries were reported; 58% occurred in novices. Fifty-seven percent of injuries were in the lower limbs, 30% in the… CONTINUE READING
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