Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Epidemiology and Injury Assessment

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Arne Ekeland, Andreas Rødven, Stig Heir
      Pages 3-16 Open Access
    3. Brenda A. Costa-Scorse, Will G. Hopkins, John Cronin, Eadric Bressel
      Pages 17-28 Open Access
    4. Giannina Bianchi, Othmar Brügger, Steffen Niemann
      Pages 29-39 Open Access
    5. Brenda Costa-Scorse, Will G. Hopkins, John Cronin, Eadric Bressel
      Pages 41-49 Open Access
    6. G. Waddington, S. Trathen, T. J. Dickson, R. Adams, A. Rumore
      Pages 51-61 Open Access
  3. Ski Bindings

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 63-63
    2. Jeffrey R. Campbell, Irving S. Scher, David Carpenter, Bruce J. Jahnke, Randal P. Ching
      Pages 65-81 Open Access
    3. Jeffrey R. Campbell, Irving S. Scher, David Carpenter, Bruce J. Jahnke, Randal P. Ching
      Pages 83-94 Open Access
    4. Matej Supej, Veit Senner
      Pages 95-107 Open Access
    5. Markus Posch, Gerhard Ruedl, Robert Eberle, Martin Burtscher
      Pages 109-117 Open Access
  4. Impact Injury Mitigation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 119-119
    2. Kurt Schindelwig, Peter Kaps, Werner Nachbauer
      Pages 121-132 Open Access
    3. Tom Allen, Olly Duncan, Leon Foster, Terry Senior, Davide Zampieri, Victor Edeh et al.
      Pages 145-159 Open Access
  5. Skier Behavior

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 161-161
    2. Nicolas Bailly, Sofiane Abouchiche, Catherine Masson, Thierry Donnadieu, Pierre-Jean Arnoux
      Pages 163-174 Open Access
    3. Anika Frühauf, Gerhard Ruedl, Christian Kickenweiz, Sepp Thöni, Martin Kopp
      Pages 189-196 Open Access

About these proceedings


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.


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

  • Irving S. Scher
    • 1
  • Richard M. Greenwald
    • 2
  • Nicola Petrone
    • 3
  1. 1.Guidance Engineering and Applied ResearchSeattleUSA
  2. 2.Thayer School of EngineeringDartmouth CollegeSimbex, LebanonUSA
  3. 3.Department of Industrial EngineeringUniversity of PadovaVia GradenigoItaly

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.

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