Risk factors associated with alpine skiing injuries in children. A case-control study.

@article{Goulet1999RiskFA,
  title={Risk factors associated with alpine skiing injuries in children. A case-control study.},
  author={C{\'e}line Goulet and Gilbert R{\'e}gnier and Guy Grimard and Pierre Valois and P Villeneuve},
  journal={The American journal of sports medicine},
  year={1999},
  volume={27 5},
  pages={644-50}
}
We investigated the relative contribution of four risk factors to the occurrence of injuries among alpine skiers aged 12 years and younger (3 to 12 years old; mean age, 9.43 years). The risk factors selected were deficient binding adjustment, absence of formal training, low skill level, and use of rented equipment. A group of injured skiers (N = 41) and a control group of uninjured skiers (N = 313) were recruited among young skiers at one major alpine ski center in the Quebec City, Canada, area… CONTINUE READING

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