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Skiing Injury Facts - Take Care & Be Prepared On The Slopes

ВИГ Неalthcare Take care & be prepared on the slopes Although seen as leisure activities as part of a holiday, skiing and snowboarding are both serious sports that can cause different types of injuries, so it is always best to be prepared and understand the variations between the two sports. 8% 1% Of all injuries, B% occurred while loading onto or unloadng from a ski lift** Only 1% of British nationals travelling to the slopes classed themselves as expert 65% of winter sports travellers admitted they would ski or snowboard on slopes above their experience in order to stay with a group" m 53% said they would follow a group of mates off piste" 75% Most injuries for both skiers and snowboarders occur either by falling down or loss of control during a jump** 30%- 40% of all alpine ski injuries affect the knee" 3%-8% 75% Only between 3%-8% of injuries occur by collision with other skiers or riders*** admitted they do not always wear a helmet when skiing or snowboarding" Serious about health. Passionate about care. To find out more about Winter sports injuries and how we can help please call 0800 096 2325 *Survey conducted by CM for the FCO Total smple si ws 2023 UK aduts aged 16 and over Fieldwork was undertaken in November 2012 The fgures have been weighted and are representative of al UK aduts aged 18 and over http//www.skurycom/peofic-runnee *** Sterroos A Handolin Liincidence of recreational apine skirg and snowboardng inunes Sx years experience in the largest si resortin Firland Scand | Surg 201401-5. StanroasA Handoin Linodance of recretiond pine sing and snowbording injuris Sk years operience in the largast i resort in Firlad Scand| Surg 20140 1-5.

Skiing Injury Facts - Take Care & Be Prepared On The Slopes

shared by davejtapp on Mar 25
Skiing and Snowboarding are hugely popular sports with all kinds of holiday makers around the world, but shedding the fresh powder does not come with it's risks. We look at some interesting stats ar...



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