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Corporate Author International Society for Skiing Safety. Congress (21st : 2015 : San Vito di Cadore, Italy)

Title Snow sports trauma and safety : conference proceedings of the International Society for Skiing Safety: 21st volume / Irving S. Scher, Richard M. Greenwald, Nicola Petrone, editors.

Publication Info. Cham, Switzerland : Springer, 2017.

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Description 1 online resource (x, 206 pages) : illustrations (some color)
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Access Open access. GW5XE
Note International conference proceedings.
Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed April 21, 2017).
Contents Retention Requirements for Alpine Ski Bindings -- Helmet Use and Self-Reported Risk Taking in Skiing and Snowboarding -- Evaluating the Performance of Helmet Linings Incorporating Fluid Channels -- Polarizing Filters in Ski Sports -- Emergency Release for Winter Sports Equipment -- Analyzing the Riding Behavior of Recreational Skiers and Snowboarders -- Reaction Times of Skiers and Snowboarders -- Gender-Specific Effects of Smoking and Alcohol Consumption on the Risk of Falling in Downhill Skiers -- Hydration Packs Modify Professional Skiers Hydration Levels in All Day Skiing: A Randomized Controlled Trial -- Are ACL Injuries Related to Perceived Fatigue in Female Skiers? -- Aging Trends in Alpine Skiing -- Skiing and Boarding Injuries on Norwegian Slopes during Two Winter Seasons -- Skiing and Snowboarding Injuries in the Czech Republic in Winter Seasons 2003-2008 -- Relative Motion of ACL Insertion Points In Vivo: A Case Study, Including Skiing Maneuvers -- Jumper Kinematics on Terrain Park Jumps: Relationship between Takeoff Speed and Distance Traveled -- Reaction Forces and Moments in Carved Turns.
Summary This book is open access under a CC BY-NC 2.5 license. 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 activities Broadens readers' understanding of snow sport injury prevention research Illustrates ways safety standards for snow sports can be improved based on evidence-based research.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local Note SpringerLink Springer Nature Open Access eBooks
Subject Skis and skiing -- Wounds and injuries -- Congresses.
Skis and skiing -- Health aspects -- Congresses.
Medical -- Sports Medicine.
Technology & Engineering -- Engineering (General)
Sports injuries & medicine.
Biomedical engineering.
Medical -- Allied Health Services -- Medical Technology.
Skis and skiing -- Health aspects. (OCoLC)fst01120182
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings. (OCoLC)fst01423772
Added Author Scher, Irving S., editor.
Greenwald, Richard M., editor.
Petrone, Nicola, 1966- editor.
Other Form: Print version: International Society for Skiing Safety. Congress (21st : 2015 : San Vito di Cadore, Italy). Snow sports trauma and safety. Cham, Switzerland : Springer, 2017 3319527541 9783319527543 (OCoLC)967373964
ISBN 9783319527550 (electronic book)
331952755X (electronic book)
9783319527543 (print)
Standard No. 10.1007/978-3-319-52755-0 doi
ISBN 3319527541
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