Feature-specific terrain park-injury rates and risk factors in snowboarders: a case–control study

@inproceedings{Russell2014FeaturespecificTP,
  title={Feature-specific terrain park-injury rates and risk factors in snowboarders: a case–control study},
  author={Kelly Russell and Willem H. Meeuwisse and Alberto Nettel-Aguirre and Carolyn A Emery and Jillian Wishart and Nicole T. R. Romanow and Brian H. Rowe and Claude Goulet and B Hagel},
  booktitle={British journal of sports medicine},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Snowboarding is a popular albeit risky sport and terrain park (TP) injuries are more severe than regular slope injuries. TPs contain man-made features that facilitate aerial manoeuvres. The objectives of this study were to determine overall and feature-specific injury rates and the potential risk factors for TP injuries. METHODS Case-control study with exposure estimation, conducted in an Alberta TP during two ski seasons. Cases were snowboarders injured in the TP who presented to… CONTINUE READING
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