TITLE

Winter sports injuries in a snowless year: skiing, ice skating, and tobogganing

AUTHOR(S)
Fiennes, Alberic; Melcher, Gian; Ruedi, Thomas P.
PUB. DATE
March 1990
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);3/10/90, Vol. 300 Issue 6725, p659
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the occurrence of winter sports injuries in a snowless time in Switzerland. Correlation of climatic variation with pattern and severity of injuries; Lists of injuries associated with skiing, ice skating and tobogganing; Transition of patterns of injuries.
ACCESSION #
4923212

 

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