Snow Sports Trauma and Safety

Conference Proceedings of the International Society for Skiing Safety: 21st Volume

by Irving S. Scher, Richard M. Greenwald, Nicola Petrone

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Book Description

This book covers the latest in snow sport epidemiology, snow sport injuries and treatment, and biomechanical/mechanical engineering related to snow sports injuries (mechanisms of injury, injury prevention by equipment design, injury prevention by design of resort features, and more). It brings together a collection of papers from the International Congress on Ski Trauma and Safety (the biennal meeting of the International Society for Skiing Safety) and presents the latest research on the effectiveness of winter sports equipment, the behavior of winter sports participants, and the epidemiology and biomechanics of winter sports injuries. This is an ideal book for researchers and professionals working in the field of sports medicine and safety.This book also:Covers the latest body of literature dealing with safety in winter sports as well as the prevention and treatment of injuries sustained by participants in these activitiesBroadens readers' understanding of snow sport injury prevention researchIllustrates ways safety standards for snow sports can be improved based on evidence-based research.

This open book is licensed under a Creative Commons License (CC BY-NC). You can download Snow Sports Trauma and Safety ebook for free in PDF format (5.3 MB).

Book Details

Subject
Medical
Publisher
Springer
Published
2017
Pages
204
Edition
1
Language
English
ISBN13
9783319527543
ISBN10
3319527541
ISBN13 Digital
9783319527550
ISBN10 Digital
331952755X
PDF Size
5.3 MB
License
CC BY-NC

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