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Book Chapter
Series: Medicine and Sport Science
Volume: 58
Published: 18 July 2012
10.1159/000338720
EISBN: 978-3-318-02165-3
.... Studies evaluating risk in civilian and military skydiving activities have been reported over the past decades, but technique and equipment has changed. Risk with bungee jumping is only sporadically reported in the literature, most often in connection with eye injuries, but also rare events of serious...
Book Chapter
Series: Medicine and Sport Science
Volume: 58
Published: 18 July 2012
EISBN: 978-3-318-02165-3
...References References 1. Pain MT, Pain MA: Essay: risk taking in sport. Lancet 2005;366:(suppl 1)S33-S34 2. Westman A, Bjornstig U: Fatalities in Swedish skydiving. Accid Anal Prev 2005;37:1040-1048 3. Barrows TH, Mills TJ, Kassing SD: The epidemiology of skydiving injuries: World...
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Series: Medicine and Sport Science
Volume: 58
Published: 18 July 2012
10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-02165-3
EISBN: 978-3-318-02165-3
Book Chapter
Series: Medicine and Sport Science
Volume: 58
Published: 18 July 2012
10.1159/000338581
EISBN: 978-3-318-02165-3
... [ 5 , 6 , 10 , 18 ]. Castanier et al. [ 25 ] studied 302 men involved in high-risk sports, among them 29 paragliders. There were no differences in personality characteristics among the studied sports (downhill skiing, mountaineering, rock climbing, paragliding and skydiving). Compared...
Book Chapter
Series: Medicine and Sport Science
Volume: 58
Published: 18 July 2012
10.1159/000338558
EISBN: 978-3-318-02165-3
... associated with skydiving is ankle injury incurred during landing. Parachute ankle braces were subsequently developed and have been shown to reduce frequency of parachute ankle injuries by about half [ 22 ]. Environmental location provides information on the distribution of injury by where...