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Skiing and other snow sports activities are enjoyed worldwide. Accessibility is increasing with expansion of ski areas, better ski lifts, and the use of snow machines. The Winter Olympics being held in Asian countries has expanded skiing globally. Skiing is performed in nature, subjected to climate changes and a cold environment. It is a physical activity with a risk of injury as speed and falling are part of the sport. Several risk factors are associated with accidents such as crowded resorts, lack of risk awareness at high speeds, and technically challenging maneuvers.

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García-Germán, D., Samitier, G., Hörterer, H. (2022). Skiing. In: Canata, G.L., Jones, H. (eds) Epidemiology of Injuries in Sports . Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-64532-1_18

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