The incidence of motocross injuries: a 12-year investigation

  title={The incidence of motocross injuries: a 12-year investigation},
  author={Alberto Gobbi and Benjamin E Tuy and Ian Panuncialman},
  journal={Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy},
Off-road motorcycling is one of the most popular sports activities practiced by millions of people in the world but little has been written on motocross traumatology and its prevention. This paper aims to evaluate motocross injuries in terms of injury ratio, location, causes, and possible prevention in a series of competitions organized by Motorcyclistic Federations over a 12-year period. We retrospectively evaluated 1,500 accidents with 1,870 rider injuries out of a group of 15,870 athletes… CONTINUE READING
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