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Role of Ski Equipment on Injury Rate

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

Abstract

The history of the specifications for competition equipment and races from 1985 to our days is full of changes. These are about competition equipments (skis, bindings, ski boots, etc.) and also courses (e.g., International Ski Federation rules). In this chapter we try to match these changes with the different types of injuries of the Italian Alpine Ski Team during years.

Keywords

Ski equipment Role Injury rate Elite Alpine ski 

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Authors and Affiliations

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

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