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Snow Sports Trauma and Safety

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

  • 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

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Table of contents (16 papers)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x
  2. Epidemiology and Injury Assessment

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1
    2. Injury Trends in Recreational Skiers and Boarders in the 16-Year Period 1996–2012

      • Arne Ekeland, Andreas Rødven, Stig Heir
      Pages 3-16Open Access
    3. New Zealand Snow Sports Injury Trends Over Five Winter Seasons 2010–2014

      • Brenda A. Costa-Scorse, Will G. Hopkins, John Cronin, Eadric Bressel
      Pages 17-28Open Access
    4. Skiing and Snowboarding in Switzerland: Trends in Injury and Fatality Rates Over Time

      • Giannina Bianchi, Othmar Brügger, Steffen Niemann
      Pages 29-39Open Access
    5. The Utility of Two National Injury Databases to Evaluate Snow-Sports Injuries in New Zealand

      • Brenda Costa-Scorse, Will G. Hopkins, John Cronin, Eadric Bressel
      Pages 41-49Open Access
    6. A Sport Concussion Assessment Tool (SCAT2) for Use in Snowsports: Can the Balance Component of the Tool Be Improved?

      • G. Waddington, S. Trathen, T. J. Dickson, R. Adams, A. Rumore
      Pages 51-61Open Access
  3. Ski Bindings

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 63-63
    2. Interactions of Tech Bindings with AT Boot Toe Inserts: Part I, Binding Toe-Piece Mechanics

      • Jeffrey R. Campbell, Irving S. Scher, David Carpenter, Bruce J. Jahnke, Randal P. Ching
      Pages 65-81Open Access
    3. Interactions of Tech Bindings with AT Boot Toe Inserts: Part II Binding in Skiing Mode

      • Jeffrey R. Campbell, Irving S. Scher, David Carpenter, Bruce J. Jahnke, Randal P. Ching
      Pages 83-94Open Access
    4. Special Design of Ski Plates May Improve Skiing Safety

      • Matej Supej, Veit Senner
      Pages 95-107Open Access
    5. Self-Release of Ski Bindings: A Sex Comparison

      • Markus Posch, Gerhard Ruedl, Robert Eberle, Martin Burtscher
      Pages 109-117Open Access
  4. Impact Injury Mitigation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 119-119
    2. Computer Simulation of the Skier-Flex Pole Impact in Slalom

      • Kurt Schindelwig, Peter Kaps, Werner Nachbauer
      Pages 121-132Open Access
    3. Auxetic Foam for Snow-Sport Safety Devices

      • Tom Allen, Olly Duncan, Leon Foster, Terry Senior, Davide Zampieri, Victor Edeh et al.
      Pages 145-159Open Access
  5. Skier Behavior

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 161-161
    2. Recorded Speed on Alpine Slopes: How to Interpret Skier’s Perception of Their Speed?

      • Nicolas Bailly, Sofiane Abouchiche, Catherine Masson, Thierry Donnadieu, Pierre-Jean Arnoux
      Pages 163-174Open Access
    3. Factors Associated with Alcohol Intake in Mountain Top Huts Among Slope Tourers

      • Anika Frühauf, Gerhard Ruedl, Christian Kickenweiz, Sepp Thöni, Martin Kopp
      Pages 189-196Open Access

About this book

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.

Keywords

  • Skiing Epidemiology
  • snow sports trauma
  • snow sports safety
  • skiing trauma and safety
  • snowboarding trauma and safety
  • skiing epidemiology
  • Snowboarding Epidemiology
  • skiing kinematics
  • Open access

Editors and Affiliations

  • Guidance Engineering and Applied Research, Seattle, USA

    Irving S. Scher

  • Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College, Simbex, Lebanon, USA

    Richard M. Greenwald

  • Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Padova, Via Gradenigo, Italy

    Nicola Petrone

About the editors

Irving S. Scher, Ph.D., P.E., Principal at Guidance Engineering and Affiliate Scientist in the Applied Biomechanics Laboratory at the University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA

Richard M. Greenwald, Ph.D., President of Simbex, Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA, and Adjunct Professor, Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA

Nicola Petrone, Ph.D., Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Padova, Italy.

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Snow Sports Trauma and Safety

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

  • Editors: Irving S. Scher, Richard M. Greenwald, Nicola Petrone

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-52755-0

  • Publisher: Springer Cham

  • eBook Packages: Biomedical and Life Sciences, Biomedical and Life Sciences (R0)

  • Copyright Information: The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2017

  • License: CC BY-NC

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-3-319-52754-3Published: 14 April 2017

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-3-319-84978-2Published: 08 August 2018

  • eBook ISBN: 978-3-319-52755-0Published: 13 April 2017

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: X, 206

  • Number of Illustrations: 22 b/w illustrations, 39 illustrations in colour

  • Topics: Biotechnology, Sports Medicine, Biomedical Engineering and Bioengineering

Buying options

Softcover Book USD 59.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
Hardcover Book USD 59.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)