Skateboarding Injuries in Vienna: Location, Frequency, and Severity

  title={Skateboarding Injuries in Vienna: Location, Frequency, and Severity},
  author={Mohammad Yahya Keilani and Christoph Krall and Lucas Lipowec and Martin Posch and Tanya Sedghi Komanadj and Richard Crevenna},

The epidemiology of injury in skateboarding.

  • J. Hunter
  • Medicine
    Medicine and sport science
  • 2012
The majority of injuries affect young males although conflicting arguments arise over the issues of age and experience in relation to injury severity, and protective equipment and skatepark use are recommended.

Skateboarding injuries: An updated review

Although not all skateboarding injuries are avoidable, numerous opportunities exist to instill safety involving education, instruction, and supervision and the proper use of protective gear to reduce predisposition to trauma.

Running head: Injuries in Skateboarding in the Paediatric Population Contact information

Skateboarding has become an international action sport attractive to young people. For this reason, skateboarding has been promoted by some researchers as important for encouraging young people to

Skateboarding Injuries in Spain: A Web-Based Survey Approach

Female participants accounted for a larger number of ligament sprains than expected, and experienced skateboarders were more likely to suffer more severe injuries and head/trunk injuries.

Pediatric and adolescent injury in skateboarding

Findings suggest that while skateboarding injuries can be severe, skateboarding is not as dangerous as it might appear if appropriate risk management steps are taken.

Managing head injury risks in competitive skateboarding: what do we know?

Objectives The broad objective of this paper is to inform policy, practice and research regarding the management of head injury risks in competitive skateboarding. The main motivation for the current

Skateboarding-related Injuries Among Males 35-55 Years Old in the US

  • Jones
  • Education, Medicine
  • 2018
Results noted that fractures are a concern for this age group as well as the number of injuries affecting the head region, and retail stores specializing in skateboards should consider offering trainings and advice on the activity for enthusiasts who lack sufficient skateboarding skills.

Prevalence and Factors Associated with Pain and History of Musculoskeletal Injuries in Skateboarders

The practice of skateboarding presents a high prevalence of pain and injuries in the last year and the findings may contribute to the planning of preventive strategies.

Longboard and skateboard injuries.

Postural Control and Functional Ankle Stability in Professional and Amateur Skateboarders

It was revealed that professional skateboarders had a significantly smaller inversion angle compared to amateur players, which suggested better joint control and hence greater safety in the former, and balance testing results indicated better balance in professional skate boarders, and healthy skateboarder had better balance than did injured professional and amateur skateboarding.



Impact of Dedicated Skate Parks on the Severity and Incidence of Skateboard- and Rollerblade-Related Pediatric Fractures

The findings indicated that the use of skate parks is associated with a significant increase in the severity of fracture, and there should be closer supervision and training of children and more emphasis on limb protective gear.

Skateboard-related injuries: not to be taken lightly. A National Trauma Databank Analysis.

It is demonstrated that helmet utilization and designated skateboard areas significantly reduce the incidence of serious head injuries and Helmets and use of a skateboard park were significant factors protecting against head injury.

Skateboard and scooter injuries.

Many skateboard-related injuries can be avoided if children and youth do not ride in traffic, if proper protective gear is worn, and if, in the absence of close adult supervision, skateboards and scooters are not used by children younger than 10 and 8 years, respectively.

Skateboard and In‐Line Skate Fractures: A Report of One Summer's Experience

The radius was the most commonly injured bone in both skateboard riders who were skeletally immature and in-line skaters, and hitting a surface irregularity is the most common cause of fall.

Skateboard Injuries in Children

  • Medicine
  • 1978
There were no significant associations between the age of the child and the nature or severity of the injury, and forty-nine per cent of the injuries in the 5 to 9 age group were graded 3.

Skateboarding injuries of today

Skateboarding should be restricted to supervised skateboard parks, and skateboarders should be required to wear protective gear to reduce the number of skateboarder injured in motor vehicle collisions, reduce the personal injuries among skateboardes, and reduce thenumber of pedestrians injured in collisions with skate boarders.

225 Skateboard Injuries in Children

Among 225 skateboard accidents treated at the Children's Hospital, Sheffield, in 8 months from August 1977, there were 92 fractures (40.9 per cent), of which 19 required manipulation under general

Skateboards: Are they really perilous? A retrospective study from a district hospital

Despite its negative image among the medical fraternity, the skateboard does not appear to be a dangerous sport with a low incidence and injuries encountered being not severe.

[Pattern of injuries and risk of injury in skateboarding].

  • S. FeilerM. Frank
  • Medicine
    Sportverletzung Sportschaden : Organ der Gesellschaft fur Orthopadisch-Traumatologische Sportmedizin
  • 2000
After the first big wave in the late seventies skateboarding is facing a revival as a leisure sport nowadays and a higher acceptance of prophylactic measures could minimize the risk of injury.

Skateboarding injuries in children. A second wave.

Observed injury patterns probably reflect the role of psychomotor development on both risk exposure and biomechanics and likely prevention strategies include warnings against skateboard use by children younger than 5 years, prohibition of skateboards on streets and highways, and the promotion of use of helmets and other protective gear.