TITLE

Snowboarding Tops List for Outdoor Injuries

PUB. DATE
July 2008
SOURCE
O&P Business News;7/15/2008, Vol. 17 Issue 14, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the result of the study conducted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention which shows that more people are hurt in snowboarding sports or recreational injuries. The study indicates that the most common problems occurred were broken bones and sprains with 7% of emergency room visits for concussions or other brain injuries. Moreover, about half of injured are young people aged 10 and 24 which were caused by falls.
ACCESSION #
33058286

 

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