Neurologic injuries in skiers and snowboarders.

@article{Levy2000NeurologicII,
  title={Neurologic injuries in skiers and snowboarders.},
  author={Andrew Stewart Levy and Richard H. Smith},
  journal={Seminars in neurology},
  year={2000},
  volume={20 2},
  pages={233-45}
}
Neurologic injures are the leading cause of death and disability in skiing and snowboarding accidents, despite accounting for only a small fraction of injuries overall. Head injuries make up 3 to 15% of all skiing and snowboarding related injuries, spinal injuries account for 1 to 13%, and peripheral nerve injuries constitute less than 1% of reported injuries. Improvements in equipment and technology, especially advances in binding technology, have resulted in decreased injury rates on the… CONTINUE READING
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