Risk factors in alpine skiing – a prospective controlled multicenter survey in 782 patients

R. Hasler, S. Dubler, D. Heim, J. Spycher, H. Zimmermann & A. Exadaktylos
Problem: According to consumer and insurance studies, about 2.1 Mio. skiers lead to 1000 injuries per skiing day on average, in Switzerland. New ski material and carving techniques allow skiers to progress to higher speeds and this might contribute to the high number of injuries. Up to now there is [for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]