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Prevention of Overuse Injuries in Alpine Skiers

  • Roberto Manzoni
  • Enea Bortoluz
  • Alberto Sugliano
Chapter
Part of the Sports and Traumatology book series (SPORTS)

Abstract

The prevention of overuse injuries is fundamental for sports physicians working with elite athletes. The knowledge of the most frequent types of injuries and the leading mechanisms are key steps to reach this goal. The correct collection and management of the data has also to be considered.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Roberto Manzoni
    • 1
  • Enea Bortoluz
    • 1
  • Alberto Sugliano
    • 1
  1. 1.National Alpine Ski TeamItalian Winter Sport FederationMilanItaly

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