Skiing injuries in children: lower leg fractures.


A study was made of 113 children who sustained a lower leg fracture during downhill skiing. The age distribution showed a peak between 4 and 7 years in both sexes, and boys had another peak in their teens. Three of four patients were beginners. To a large extent, they had had their bindings adjusted in ski shops. Three of four bindings did not release at… (More)