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Overuse Injuries in Alpine Skiers

  • Gabriele Thiébat
  • Andrea Panzeri
  • Paolo Capitani
  • Herbert Schoenhuber
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Part of the Sports and Traumatology book series (SPORTS)

Abstract

Overuse injuries are common in all sports and also in Alpine Ski. In this discipline they can happen in the dry-land trainings or on the snow, both in races or training. The first ones are common to all the sports, while on the snow are uniques for the Winter Sports. New training techniques have increased the workload of some anatomical districts, going to increase the incidence of overuse injuries.

Keywords

Overuse Injuries Low back pain Tendons Fractures Elite Alpine ski 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gabriele Thiébat
    • 1
  • Andrea Panzeri
    • 1
  • Paolo Capitani
    • 1
  • Herbert Schoenhuber
    • 1
  1. 1.Sport Traumatology CentreIRCCS Istituto Ortopedico GaleazziMilanoItaly

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