Acute injuries and overuse syndromes in sport climbing and bouldering in Austria

Karin Pieber, Lukas Angelmaier, Robert Csapo & Malvina Herceg
Objective: In the last 20-30 years sport climbing and bouldering have become trend sports. The high impact and strain on shoulder girdle, hands and fingers is a known fact in these sports. Acute injuries and overuse syndromes affect mostly ligaments, tendons and joint capsules. Known disease patterns[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]