Snowboarding Injuries

@article{Bladin1995SnowboardingI,
  title={Snowboarding Injuries},
  author={Christopher Bladin and Paul McCrory},
  journal={Sports Medicine},
  year={1995},
  volume={19},
  pages={358-364}
}
SummaryOver the last 10 years, snowboarding has become established as a popular and legitimate alpine sport. However, at present, there are few epidemiological studies examining the spectrum of injuries associated with this new sport.Snowboarders are typically male (male : female ratio of 3 : 1) and in their early twenties. They have an injury rate of 4 to 6 per 1000 visits, which is comparable to that which occurs with skiing. However, in contrast to skiing, in which only 34% of those injured… 
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