Snowboarding Tops List for Outdoor Injuries

July 2008
O&P Business News;7/15/2008, Vol. 17 Issue 14, p42
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.


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