Factors associated with self-reported risk-taking behaviour on ski slopes

  title={Factors associated with self-reported risk-taking behaviour on ski slopes},
  author={G. Ruedl and E. Pocecco and R. Sommersacher and H. Gatterer and M. Kopp and W. Nachbauer and M. Burtscher},
  journal={British Journal of Sports Medicine},
  pages={204 - 206}
  • G. Ruedl, E. Pocecco, +4 authors M. Burtscher
  • Published 2010
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • British Journal of Sports Medicine
  • Background In recent years, discussions have arisen about the potential influence of wearing a ski helmet on an increasing level of risk taking and higher speeds on ski slopes. Objective To evaluate factors associated with selfreported risk-taking behaviour in recreational skiers and snowboarders. Methods Speeds of skiers and snowboarders were measured with a radar speed gun and sex, age, nationality, height, weight and helmet use, used type of gear, self-estimated skill level and self… CONTINUE READING
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