Summary: A snow sport which uses skis to glide over the snow. It does not include water-skiing.
Publications286 found, 100 shown here
- 3D measurements of alpine skiing with an inertial sensor motion capture suit and GNSS RTK systemMatej Supej
Department of Biomechanics, Faculty of Sport, University of Ljubljana, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
J Sports Sci 28:759-69. 2010..purpose, four separate experiments were performed: (1) forced pendulum, (2) walking, (3) gate positions, and (4) skiing experiments. Segment movement validity was found to be dependent on the frequency of motion, with high accuracy (0...
- Load-sensitive adhesion factor expression in the elderly with skiing: relation to fiber type and muscle strengthM Flueck
Institute for Biomedical Research into Human Movement and Health, Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, UK
Scand J Med Sci Sports 21:29-38. 2011We hypothesized that 12 weeks of downhill skiing mitigates the functional deficits of knee extensor muscles in elderly subjects due to the specific recruitment of fast motor units during forceful turns on the slope...
- Collecting kinematic data on a ski/snowboard track with panning, tilting, and zooming cameras: is there sufficient accuracy for a biomechanical analysis?Miriam Klous
Department of Kinesiology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
J Sports Sci 28:1345-53. 2010For biomechanical research in several sports (e.g. skiing and snowboarding), field experiments are essential because these activities are performed over a great distance and in conditions that could not be reproduced in a controlled ..
- Quantifying instantaneous performance in alpine ski racingPeter Andreas Federolf
Norwegian School of Sport Sciences, Ulleval Stadion, Oslo, P O Box 4014, Norway
J Sports Sci 30:1063-8. 2012..However, to date there is no objective, quantitative method to determine instantaneous skiing performance that takes both of these factors into account...
- Evaluation of skiing and snowboarding injuries sustained in terrain parks versus traditional slopesM Alison Brooks
Department of Orthopaedics and Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
Inj Prev 16:119-22. 2010This study compares skiing and snowboarding injuries in terrain parks versus slopes at two ski areas, 2000-05. A total of 3953 (26.7%) injuries occurred in terrain parks, predominantly among young male snowboarders...
- Snowboarding injuries: trends over time and comparisons with alpine skiing injuriesSuezie Kim
Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, Vermont, USA
Am J Sports Med 40:770-6. 2012Participation in snowboarding as a winter sport is comparable to alpine skiing concerning the demographics of the participants, risk of injury, and variation in types of injuries sustained.
- Risk factors for injuries in alpine skiing, telemark skiing and snowboarding--case-control studySteinar Sulheim
Orthopaedic Department, SIHF, Gjoevik, Norway
Br J Sports Med 45:1303-9. 2011Alpine skiing and snowboarding have a substantial risk of injuries, but precise risk factor estimates are limited. Objective To determine the risk factors among skiers and snowboarders.
- A new time measurement method using a high-end global navigation satellite system to analyze alpine skiingMatej Supej
Department of Biomechanics, University of Ljubljana
Res Q Exerc Sport 82:400-11. 2011..with photocells, and (c) examine whether gate-to-gate times can provide more detailed information about alpine skiing performance...
- Determination of external forces in alpine skiing using a differential global navigation satellite systemMatthias Gilgien
Department of Physical Performance, Norwegian School of Sport Sciences, Oslo 0806, Norway
Sensors (Basel) 13:9821-35. 2013..The method is therefore highly valid in assessing relative differences between skiers in the same turn, as well as turn means between different turns. The system is suitable to measure large capture volumes under race conditions. ..
- Skiing across the Greenland icecap: divergent effects on limb muscle adaptations and substrate oxidationJørn W Helge
Copenhagen Muscle Research Centre, National University Hospital, Denmark
J Exp Biol 206:1075-83. 2003..Although the number of subjects is limited, these results imply that the adaptation pattern after long-term, prolonged, low-intensity, whole body exercise may vary dramatically among muscles...
- Biomechanical aspects of new techniques in alpine skiing and ski-jumpingErich Muller
Institute of Sport Science, University of Salzburg, Akademiestr 26, A 5020 Salzburg, Austria
J Sports Sci 21:679-92. 2003There have been considerable changes in equipment design and movement patterns in the past few years both in alpine skiing and ski-jumping. These developments have been matched by methods of analysing movements in field conditions...
- Alpine ski and snowboarding traumatic injuries: incidence, injury patterns, and risk factors for 10 yearsPaul B McBeth
Department of Surgery, Foothills Medical Centre, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Am J Surg 197:560-3; discussion 563-4. 2009Alpine skiing and snowboarding are popular winter sports in Canada. Every year participation in these activities results in traumatic injury...
- Injuries among male and female World Cup alpine skiersT W Flørenes
Oslo Sports Trauma Research Center, Department of Sports Medicine, Norwegian School of Sport Sciences, PB 4014 Ullevål Stadion, N 0806 Oslo, Norway
Br J Sports Med 43:973-8. 2009..Limited knowledge exists on injuries among professional alpine skiers...
- Events leading to anterior cruciate ligament injury in World Cup Alpine Skiing: a systematic video analysis of 20 casesTone Bere
Department of Sports Medicine, Oslo Sports Trauma Research Center, Norwegian School of Sport Sciences, PB 4014 Ullevål Stadion, Oslo 0806, Norway
Br J Sports Med 45:1294-302. 2011..However, for a more complete understanding of how these injuries occur, a description of the events leading to the injury situations is also needed...
- Effects of 20-s and 180-s double poling interval training in cross-country skiersJohnny E Nilsson
The Norwegian University of Sport and Physical Education, Oslo, Norway
Eur J Appl Physiol 92:121-7. 2004....
- The ratio of 2nd to 4th digit length and performance in skiingJ T Manning
School of Biological Sciences, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
J Sports Med Phys Fitness 42:446-50. 2002..There is evidence that low 2D:4D ratio is associated with high prenatal and adult levels of testosterone, good visuo-spatial ability, protection against heart attack, high self-reported sporting attainment and good soccer ability...
- Alterations of neuromuscular function after prolonged running, cycling and skiing exercisesGuillaume Y Millet
Research Group Physiology and Physiopathology of Exercise and Handicap, University of Saint Etienne, Saint Etienne, France
Sports Med 34:105-16. 2004..The purpose of this review is to further examine the central and peripheral mechanisms contributing to strength loss after prolonged running, cycling and skiing exercises.
- Kinematic determinants and physiological response of cross-country skiing at maximal speedThomas L Stöggl
Department of Sport Science and Kinesiology, University of Salzburg, Austria
Med Sci Sports Exerc 41:1476-87. 2009..the study was to a) transfer the maximal anaerobic running test (MART) to a treadmill-based cross-country roller skiing test protocol for skating and classic style, b) analyze the development and determinants of kinematic and ..
- Impact of skier actions on the gliding times in alpine skiingP Federolf
Christian Doppler Laboratory Biomechanics in Skiing, University of Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria
Scand J Med Sci Sports 18:790-7. 2008..In contrast to air drag, ski-snow friction during actual skiing has rarely been investigated so far...
- Differential specific mechanical energy as a quality parameter in racing alpine skiingMatej Supej
Faculty of Sport, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
J Appl Biomech 24:121-9. 2008An important question in alpine skiing is how to determine characteristics of well-performed ski turns, an issue that has become more crucial with the arrival of new carving skis...
- Relationships between biomechanics and physiology in older, recreational alpine skiersP Scheiber
Christian Doppler Laboratory Biomechanics in Skiing, Salzburg, Austria
Scand J Med Sci Sports 22:49-57. 2012..data on the biomechanical variables of parallel ski steering, carving in long radii and individual technique skiing modes of older recreational skiers and (2) to determine the relationships between biomechanical and physiological ..
- Salzburg Skiing for the Elderly Study: changes in cardiovascular risk factors through skiing in the elderlyD Niederseer
Department of Sports Medicine, Prevention and Rehabilitation, Institute of Sports Medicine of the State of Salzburg, Paracelsus Medical University Salzburg, Sports Medicine of Olympic Center Salzburg Rif, Sulzburg, Austria
Scand J Med Sci Sports 21:47-55. 2011..training is a potent treatment choice for CVRF, this is the first randomized study to assess the effects of alpine skiing on CVRF in elderly skiers...
- Effects of modern ski equipment on the overall injury rate and the pattern of injury location in Alpine skiingMartin Burtscher
Department of Sport Science, University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
Clin J Sport Med 18:355-7. 2008..To identify whether the introduction of carving skis and related equipment has altered the overall injury rate and/or the pattern of injury location...
- Salzburg Skiing for the Elderly Study: influence of alpine skiing on aerobic capacity, strength, power, and balanceE Muller
Department of Sport Science and Kinesiology, Christian Doppler Laboratory, Biomechanics in Skiing, University of Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria
Scand J Med Sci Sports 21:9-22. 2011Alpine skiing is a recreational sport with high demands on the cardiovascular and neuromuscular systems...
- Skeletal muscle remodeling in response to alpine skiing training in older individualsM V Narici
Institute for Biomedical Research into Human Movement IRM, School of Healthcare Science, Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, UK
Scand J Med Sci Sports 21:23-8. 2011This study investigated whether regular alpine skiing could reverse sarcopenia and muscle weakness in older individuals...
- Application of a full body inertial measurement system in alpine skiing: a comparison with an optical video based systemAndreas Kruger
Institut für Sportwissenschaft, Otto von Guericke Universitat Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany
J Appl Biomech 26:516-21. 2010This study aims at determining the accuracy of a full body inertial measurement system in a real skiing environment in comparison with an optical video based system...
- Prior myocardial infarction is the major risk factor associated with sudden cardiac death during downhill skiingM Burtscher
Department of Sport Science, University of Innsbruck, Austria
Int J Sports Med 21:613-5. 2000More than 90% of all sudden cardiac deaths (SCDs) during downhill skiing, the most popular winter sport world-wide, are attributed to men over the age of 34...
- The -521 C/T variant in the dopamine-4-receptor gene (DRD4) is associated with skiing and snowboarding behaviorC J Thomson
School of Kinesiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
Scand J Med Sci Sports 23:e108-13. 2013..503) using a sports-specific tool developed for this study, the Contextual Sensation Seeking Questionnaire for Skiing and Snowboarding (CSSQ-S), and a more general trait measure, the Zuckerman-Kuhlman Personality Questionnaire ..
- Physiological and psychological responses to 100 km cross-country skiing during 2 daysI I Väänänen
LIKES Research Center, Jyvaskyla, Finland
J Sports Med Phys Fitness 45:301-5. 2005..Physical exercise can have beneficial as well as detrimental effects on body tissues. The purpose of this study was to examine how the body responds to a 2-day 100 km ski event...
- Prevalence of low back pain in alpine ski instructorsNola Peacock
St John s Medical Center Health Institute, Jackson, WY, USA
J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 35:106-10. 2005..Mailed survey to random sample of a specific population...
- Three-dimensional knee joint loading in alpine skiing: a comparison between a carved and a skidded turnMiriam Klous
Department of Health and Human Performance, College of Charleston, Charleston, SC, USA
J Appl Biomech 28:655-64. 2012..Even though the authors believe that the analyzed turns are representative, results have to be interpreted with caution due to the small sample size...
- Prevalence of cardiovascular diseases among alpine skiers and hikers in the Austrian AlpsMartin Faulhaber
University of Innsbruck, Department of Sport Science, Innsbruck, Austria
High Alt Med Biol 8:245-52. 2007Mountain sports, especially hiking and alpine skiing, are very popular...
- Comparison of heart rate deflection and ventilatory threshold during a field cross-country roller-skiing testNicolas Fabre
Laboratoire d Analyse de la Performance Sportive, Departement STAPS, Universite de Pau et des Pays de l Adour, Tarbes, France
J Strength Cond Res 22:1977-84. 2008..rate (HRd) could be an accurate predictor of ventilatory threshold (VT2) during a specific cross-country roller-skiing (RS) test...
- Course setting and selected biomechanical variables related to injury risk in alpine ski racing: an explorative case studyJörg Spörri
Department of Sport Science and Kinesiology, Christian Doppler Laboratory Biomechanics in Skiing, University of Salzburg, 5400 Hallein Rif, Austria
Br J Sports Med 46:1072-7. 2012..Course setting has often been discussed as a potential preventative measure in the World Cup ski-racing community. However, there is limited understanding of how it is related to injury risk...
- Aerodynamic drag is not the major determinant of performance during giant slalom skiing at the elite levelM Supej
Department of Biomechanics, Faculty of Sport, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Scand J Med Sci Sports 23:e38-47. 2013..loss (E(t) ), and (c) investigate the relative contribution of E(d) /E(t) to performance during giant slalom skiing (GS)...
- Validation of physiological tests in relation to competitive performances in elite male distance cross-country skiingMagnus Carlsson
Department of Health and Social Sciences, Dalarna University, Falun, Sweden
J Strength Cond Res 26:1496-504. 2012..test parameters reflects the distance performances in the Swedish National Championships in cross-country skiing (SNC) and the International Ski Federation's ranking points for distance performances (FISdist)...
- A reappraisal of success factors for Olympic cross-country skiingØyvind Sandbakk
Dept of Human Movement Science, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
Int J Sports Physiol Perform 9:117-21. 2014Cross-country (XC) skiing has been an Olympic event since the first Winter Games in Chamonix, France, in 1924...
- Suggestions from the field for return-to-sport rehabilitation following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: alpine skiingDirk Kokmeyer
Howard Head Sports Medicine, Denver, CO, USA
J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 42:313-25. 2012Alpine skiing is a high-risk sport for injuries to the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL)...
- Aerodynamic drag modeling of alpine skiers performing giant slalom turnsFrederic Meyer
Sport Science Institute, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
Med Sci Sports Exerc 44:1109-15. 2012..The aims of this study were to model the aerodynamic drag of alpine skiers in giant slalom simulated conditions and to apply these models in a field experiment to estimate energy dissipated through aerodynamic drag...
- Bioremediation (natural attenuation and biostimulation) of diesel-oil-contaminated soil in an alpine glacier skiing areaR Margesin
Institute of Microbiology, University of Innsbruck, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
Appl Environ Microbiol 67:3127-33. 2001..The effect of biostimulation of the indigenous soil microorganisms declined with time. The microbial activities in the unfertilized soil fluctuated around background levels during the whole study...
- Aortic rupture in high-speed skiing crashesGeorg Heller
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, University Hospital, Bern, Switzerland
J Trauma 61:979-80. 2006..The injuries resemble high-energy trauma known from road crashes. The aim of the present study was to assess the incidence of acute traumatic descending aortic rupture in recreational skiing-crashes.
- Dynamics of coordination in cross-country skiingF Cignetti
Laboratoire de Physiologie de l Exercice, EA 4338, Universite de Savoie, Campus Scientifique, 73376 Le Bourget du Lac cedex, France
Hum Mov Sci 28:204-17. 2009The aim of the present study was to identify modes of coordination in cross-country skiing from a dynamical systems perspective. Participants (N=8) skied on a treadmill using classical techniques with varying steepness (i.e...
- Preparation for skiing and snowboardingPeter Hogg
Olympic Winter Institute of Australia
Aust Fam Physician 32:495-8. 2003..On the recreational front, snowboarding is equal in popularity to skiing. Injury types are varied and specific to the sports.
- Physiologic responses of older recreational alpine skiers to different skiing modesPeter Scheiber
Christian Doppler Laboratory, Biomechanics in Skiing, Department of Sport Science and Kinesiology, University of Salzburg, Rifer Schlossallee 49, 5400 Hallein Rif, Salzburg, Austria
Eur J Appl Physiol 105:551-8. 2009..6 +/- 5.1 years) who completed a maximal cycle ergometry test and four different skiing modes via ski instructor-guided skiing at moderate altitude...
- Body composition and performance in cross-country skiingP Larsson
Sports Medicine, Department of Surgical and Perioperative Science, University of Umea, Sweden
Int J Sports Med 29:971-5. 2008..of this study was to investigate the relationships between body composition and performance in cross-country skiing. Ten male college-aged elite cross-country skiers (17.9 yrs; S 1.0 yrs) participated in a 5...
- Effects of speed on temporal patterns in classical style and freestyle cross-country skiingJohnny Nilsson
Norwegian University of Sport and Physical Education, Oslo, Norway
Sports Biomech 3:85-107. 2004..rate and cycle length at the maximum speed level in the different classical style and freestyle cross-country skiing techniques...
- Relationships between body composition, body dimensions, and peak speed in cross-country sprint skiingThomas Stoggl
Department of Sport Science and Kinesiology, University of Salzburg, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
J Sports Sci 28:161-9. 2010In modern sprint cross-country skiing, strength and maximal speed are major determinants of performance...
- Upper body training and the triceps brachii muscle of elite cross country skiersG Terzis
Copenhagen Muscle Research Centre, Copenhagen, Denmark
Scand J Med Sci Sports 16:121-6. 2006..The subjects who demonstrated the largest improvement in performance exhibited the largest muscle adaptation, which, in turn, was related to the pre-maximal oxygen uptake...
- Effects of fatigue on inter-cycle variability in cross-country skiingF Cignetti
Laboratoire de Physiologie de l Exercice, EA 4338, Universite de Savoie, Campus Scientifique, 73376 Le Bourget du Lac cedex, France
J Biomech 42:1452-9. 2009The aim of the study was to examine the inter-cycle variability in cross-country skiing gait and its evolution with fatigue. Both issues were investigated to understand the flexibility capabilities of the neuromuscular system...
- Biomechanical comparison of the double-push technique and the conventional skate skiing technique in cross-country sprint skiingThomas Stoggl
Department of Sport Science and Kinesiology, University of Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria
J Sports Sci 26:1225-33. 2008The aims of the study were to: (1) adapt the "double-push" technique from inline skating to cross-country skiing; (2) compare this new skiing technique with the conventional skate skiing cross-country technique; and (3) test the ..
- Metabolic rate and gross efficiency at high work rates in world class and national level sprint skiersØyvind Sandbakk
Human Movement Science Programme, Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU, Trondheim, Norway
Eur J Appl Physiol 109:473-81. 2010..NL) male sprint cross-country skiers performed three 5-min stages using the skating G3 technique, whilst roller skiing on a treadmill. GE was calculated by dividing work rate by MR...
- Epidemiology and risk factors of humerus fractures among skiers and snowboardersBenjamin T Bissell
Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
Am J Sports Med 36:1880-8. 2008The incidence of humerus fractures while participating in snowboarding and skiing is undefined. Very little is known about the risk factors associated with these fractures.
- Mechanisms of anterior cruciate ligament injury in World Cup alpine skiing: a systematic video analysis of 20 casesTone Bere
Oslo Sports Trauma Research Center, Department of Sports Medicine, Norwegian School of Sport Sciences, Oslo, Norway
Am J Sports Med 39:1421-9. 2011There is limited insight into the mechanisms of anterior cruciate ligament injuries in alpine skiing, particularly among professional ski racers.
- The incidence of anterior cruciate ligament injuries among competitive Alpine skiers: a 25-year investigationNicolas Pujol
Orthopaedic Department, Hopital Andre Mignot, Le Chesnay, France
Am J Sports Med 35:1070-4. 2007..Little is known about the evolution of anterior cruciate ligament injury rates among elite alpine skiers...
- Analysis of a simulated sprint competition in classical cross country skiingT Stoggl
Department of Sport Science and Kinesiology, University of Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria
Scand J Med Sci Sports 17:362-72. 2007The objectives of this project were first to analyze the physiological response of a classical cross country (XC) skiing sprint competition, second, to examine the relationships of kinematic and physiological variables with sprint ..
- Analysis of sprint cross-country skiing using a differential global navigation satellite systemErik Andersson
Department of Health Sciences, Swedish Winter Sports Research Centre, Mid Sweden University, 83125 Ostersund, Sweden
Eur J Appl Physiol 110:585-95. 2010The purpose was to examine skiing velocities, gear choice (G2-7) and cycle rates during a skating sprint time trial (STT) and their relationships to performance, as well as to examine relationships between aerobic power, body composition ..
- Physical and physiological factors associated with success in professional alpine skiingG Neumayr
Institute of Sports Medicine and Cardiovascular Medicine, University Clinics of Innsbruck, Austria
Int J Sports Med 24:571-5. 2003..The study proves the practical experience that success in professional alpine skiing is not related to single physiological variables. Two main factors, however, are crucial, i. e...
- Biomechanical analysis of anterior cruciate ligament injury mechanisms: three-dimensional motion reconstruction from video sequencesT Krosshaug
Oslo Sports Trauma Research Center, Department of Sports Medicine, Norwegian School of Sport Sciences, Oslo, Norway
Scand J Med Sci Sports 17:508-19. 2007..Methods for analyzing the mechanisms of injuries in sports from video sequences of injury situations are so far limited to a simple visual inspection, which has shown poor accuracy...
- Fatigue in a simulated cross-country skiing sprint competitionVille Vesterinen
KIHU Research Institute for Olympic Sport, Jyvaskyla, Finland
J Sports Sci 27:1069-77. 2009The aim of this study was to assess fatigue during a simulated cross-country skiing sprint competition based on skating technique...
- Skiing and snowboarding head injuries in 2 areas of the United StatesMark W Greve
Department of Emergency Medicine, Injury Prevention Center, Warren Alpert School of Medicine, Brown University, Providence, RI 02903, USA
Wilderness Environ Med 20:234-8. 2009..To explore the use of helmets in skiers and snowboarders injured at ski runs and terrain parks in Colorado and the northeast United States and to examine differences in head injury severity in terrain parks as compared to ski runs...
- Laboratory running test vs. field roller skiing test in cross-country skiers: a longitudinal studyS Verges
Laboratoire HP2, Universite Joseph Fourier, and UF de Biologie et de Médecine du Sport, Hopital Sud, Grenoble, France
Int J Sports Med 27:307-13. 2006..The present study compared the physiological parameters during a treadmill running (R) test and a field roller skiing (RS) test both at the beginning (Beg) and at the end (End) of a 6-month specific training program in seven ..
- Reliability and validity of test concepts for the cross-country skiing sprintThomas Stoggl
Department of Sport Science and Kinesiology University of Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria
Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:586-91. 2006This study was conducted, first, to develop a test concept for the new cross-country (XC) skiing sprint and to check test reliability and validity, and, secondly, to test the hypothesis that short-duration maximal speed in double poling (..
- Does living in a cold climate or recreational skiing increase the risk for obstructive respiratory diseases or symptoms?Jyrki Tapani Kotaniemi
Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Paijat Hame Central Hospital, Lahti, Finland
Int J Circumpolar Health 62:142-57. 2003..or in cold weather, and to find out if the risks (odds ratio=OR) for asthma, chronic bronchitis, or SOB during exercise, or in cold weather, were affected by recreational cross-country skiing, or by outdoor work in a cold climate.
- Effects of body position on slide boarding performance by cross-country skiersStig Leirdal
Human Movement Science Programme, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:1462-9. 2006....
- Determinants of a simulated cross-country skiing sprint competition using V2 skating technique on roller skisJussi Mikkola
KIHU Research Institute for Olympic Sports, Jyvaskyla, Finland
J Strength Cond Res 24:920-8. 2010The present study investigated the performance-predicting factors of a simulated cross-country (XC) skiing sprint competition on roller skis, on a slow surface...
- Fatigue induced by a cross-country skiing KO sprintRaphael Zory
Laboratoire de Modelisation des Activites Sportives, Batiment Beaufortain, Universite de Savoie, Savoie, France
Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:2144-50. 2006..The aims of the present study were 1) to analyze whether the KO sprint simulation induced a phenomenon of fatigue of upper and lower limbs and 2) if there was any fatigue, to determine its origin...
- Effect of fatigue on double pole kinematics in sprint cross-country skiingRaphael Zory
Laboratoire de Modelisation des Activites Sportives, Universite de Savoie, Le Bourget du Lac, France
Hum Mov Sci 28:85-98. 2009..The decrease of hip and trunk flexion and the lower inclination of the pole during the poling phase suggested a reduced effectiveness of the force application which could lead to a decrease in the cycle velocity...
- Biomechanical analysis of double poling in elite cross-country skiersHans Christer Holmberg
Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
Med Sci Sports Exerc 37:807-18. 2005To further the understanding of double poling (DP) through biomechanical analysis of upper and lower body movements during DP in cross-country (XC) skiing at racing speed.
- Speeds associated with skiing and snowboardingRobert Williams
Department of Anaesthesia, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, USA
Wilderness Environ Med 18:102-5. 2007Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is an important cause of morbidity and mortality in skiing and snowboarding...
- Are there risk factors in alpine skiing? A controlled multicentre survey of 1278 skiersR M Hasler
University of Bern, Department of Emergency Medicine, Inselspital, Bern, Switzerland
Br J Sports Med 43:1020-5. 2009To analyse risk factors in alpine skiing.
- An international review of head and spinal cord injuries in alpine skiing and snowboardingA Ackery
ThinkFirst Canada, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Inj Prev 13:368-75. 2007Alpine skiing and snowboarding are popular winter activities worldwide, enjoyed by participants of all ages and skill levels...
- Alpine ski injuries and their preventionMichael S Koehle
Allan McGavin Sports Medicine Centre, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Sports Med 32:785-93. 2002Alpine skiing is a popular sport with significant risk of injury. Since the 1970s, injury rates have dropped from approximately 5 to 8 per 1000 skier-days to about 2 to 3 per 1000 skier-days...
- Head injuries in winter sports: downhill skiing, snowboarding, sledding, snowmobiling, ice skating and ice hockeyBrian Chaze
Section of Neurosurgery, University of Manitoba, GB126 820 Sherbrook Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3A 1R9
Neurol Clin 26:325-32; xii-xiii. 2008..This article focuses on popular winter sports such as downhill skiing and snowboarding, sledding, snowmobiling, ice skating, and hockey...
- Severe spinal injuries in alpine skiing and snowboarding: a 6-year review of a tertiary trauma centre for the Bernese Alps ski resorts, SwitzerlandT Franz
Dr T Franz, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Buergerspital Solothurn, CH 4500 Solothurn, Switzerland
Br J Sports Med 42:55-8. 2008To analyse the epidemiological data, injury pattern, clinical features and mechanisms of severe spinal injuries related to alpine skiing and snowboarding.
- An analysis of hip joint loading during walking, running, and skiingA J van den Bogert
Human Performance Laboratory, University of Calgary, Canada
Med Sci Sports Exerc 31:131-42. 1999It was the purpose of this study to investigate loading of the hip joint during various skiing activities and to compare the results with walking and running...
- Skiing and snowboarding injuriesBrent Hagel
Alberta Centre for Injury Control and Research, Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Alberta, 4075 RTF, 8308 114 Street, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2E1, Canada
Med Sport Sci 48:74-119. 2005To critically examine the literature on skiing and snowboarding injuries in children and adolescents.
- Mortality amongst participants in Vasaloppet: a classical long-distance ski race in SwedenB Y Farahmand
Division of Epidemiology, Stockholm Center of Public Health, and Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
J Intern Med 253:276-83. 2003..The vast majority of the participants in these races are not competing on the elite level. It is assumed, however, that they have to undergo regular physical training during a long period of time in order to successfully finish the race...
- Skiing and snowboarding injuries and their impact on the emergency care system in South Tyrol: a restrospective analysis for the winter season 2001--2002Stefano Corra
Emergency Department, Regional Hospital of Bolzano Bozen, Italy
Inj Control Saf Promot 11:281-5. 2004To evaluate the incidence and the pattern of skiing and snowboarding injuries in South Tyrol and their impact on the emergency medical system in the winter season 2001--2002 in an attempt to rationalize and improve the emergency care and ..
- Non-invasive evaluation of lower airway inflammation in hyper-responsive elite cross-country skiers and asthmaticsM Sue-Chu
Department of Lung Medicine, University Hospital, Trondheim, Norway
Respir Med 93:719-25. 1999..Few skiers were hyper-responsive to AMP, indicating that pre-activated mucosal mast cells are not a predominant feature in ski asthma...
- Bronchial hyperresponsiveness in skiers: field test versus methacholine provocation?Trine Stensrud
Norwegian School of Sport Sciences, Oslo, Norway
Med Sci Sports Exerc 39:1681-6. 2007..It has been reported that an exercise field test performed with the competitive type of exercise is the better for diagnosing asthma and bronchial hyperresponsiveness in athletes than bronchial provocation with methacholine...
- Combined metabolic gas analyser and dGPS analysis of performance in cross-country skiingPeter Larsson
Department of Surgical and Perioperative Science, Sports Medicine, University of Umea, Umea, Sweden
J Sports Sci 23:861-70. 2005The purpose of this study was to provide a more detailed analysis of performance in cross-country skiing by combining findings from a differential global positioning system (dGPS), metabolic gas measurements, speed in different sections ..
- Field exercise vs laboratory eucapnic voluntary hyperventilation to identify airway hyperresponsiveness in elite cold weather athletesKenneth W Rundell
Marywood University, Scranton, PA 18509 4742, USA
Chest 125:909-15. 2004..The objective was to compare the change in FEV(1) provoked by EVH with that provoked by exercise in cold weather athletes...
- Is postural control affected by expertise in alpine skiing?F Noe
Universite de Pau et des Pays de l Adour, Tarbes, France
Br J Sports Med 39:835-7. 2005..This study examined the postural performance of two groups of male skiers competing at different levels and the consequences on postural control of the suppression of visual afferences by eye closure...
- Skiing- and snowboarding-related injuries treated in U.S. emergency departments, 2002Huiyun Xiang
Center for Injury Research and Policy, Children s Research Institute, Columbus Children s Hospital, College of Medicine and Public Health, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43205 USA
J Trauma 58:112-8. 2005This study aims to describe the characteristics of skiing- and snowboarding-related injuries treated in U.S. emergency departments (EDs).
- Skiing, snowboarding, and sledding injuries in a northwestern stateCarol S Federiuk
Department of Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Sciences University, Portland, OR 97201, USA
Wilderness Environ Med 13:245-9. 2002..The objectives of this study were to evaluate the major morbidity associated with downhill skiing, snowboarding, and sledding and to determine the incidence of serious injuries sustained while downhill skiing and ..
- Differences in self-reported perceived and objective measures of duration and intensity of physical activity for adults in skiingG Tzetzis
Department of Physical Education and Sport Science, Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Eur J Epidemiol 17:217-22. 2001..However, further studies must be made in order to examine the implications of such a question...
- Complete proximal hamstring avulsions: a series of 41 patients with operative treatmentJanne Sarimo
Mehiläinen Sports Trauma Research Center, Mehiläinen Hospital and Sports Clinic, Turku, Finland
Am J Sports Med 36:1110-5. 2008..Complete proximal hamstring avulsions can cause considerable morbidity and are often associated with significant functional loss...
- Upper extremity injuries in snowboarding and skiing: a comparative studyKazu Matsumoto
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Gifu University School of Medicine, Japan
Clin J Sport Med 12:354-9. 2002..To determine the types and causes of upper extremity injuries sustained while snowboarding...
- Ultraviolet radiation in alpine skiing: magnitude of exposure and importance of regular protectionEthan G Rigel
Riverdale Country School, New York, NY, USA
Arch Dermatol 139:60-2. 2003..The purpose of this study was to measure the levels of UV-A and UV-B radiation exposure incurred by performance skiers in a typical alpine venue and to determine the need for protection in that environment...
- Hemoglobin/myoglobin oxygen desaturation during Alpine skiingL Szmedra
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, Bloomsburg, PA, USA
Med Sci Sports Exerc 33:232-6. 2001....
- Muscle damage, fluid ingestion, and energy supplementation during recreational alpine skiingJohn G Seifert
Human Performance Laboratory, Saint Cloud State University, Saint Cloud, MN 56301, USA
Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab 15:528-36. 2005This study examined energy and fluid supplementation on indices of muscle damage during alpine skiing. Skiers were assigned to a carbohydrate-protein (CP), placebo (PL), or no fluid (NF) group. CP and PL ingested 1...
- Immunological effects of competitive versus recreational sports in cross-country skiingO Mueller
University Hospital, Department of Rheumatology, Zuerich, Switzerland
Int J Sports Med 22:52-9. 2001....
- Incidence of oral and maxillofacial skiing injuries due to different injury mechanismsR Gassner
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Innsbruck, Austria
J Oral Maxillofac Surg 57:1068-73. 1999This study emphasizes the significance of maxillofacial injuries in skiing accidents, correlating injury mechanisms and patterns, by evaluating a large population of maxillofacial injuries over a 6-year period.
- Adult hand injuries on artificial ski slopesEvangelos Keramidas
Department of Plastic Surgery, Northern General Teaching Hospital, Sheffield, UK
Ann Plast Surg 55:357-8. 2005Artificial ski slope skiing is a popular sport in Great Britain with significant risk of injury...
- [Ski sport. Trend--pattern of injuries--prevention]S Bambach
Klinik fur Orthopadie und Orthopadische Chirurgie, Universitatsklinikum des Saarlandes, Homburg Saar
Sportverletz Sportschaden 22:25-30. 2008b>Skiing is one of the most favoured winter sports, supported by the introduction of carving skis ten years ago. There's a close correlation between the design of the carving ski and a new skiing technique...
- Kinematics of the ankle joint complex in snowboardingSebastien Delorme
Dept of Mechanical Engineering, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
J Appl Biomech 21:394-403. 2005..Step-in boots were shown to allow less dorsiflexion, eversion, and external rotation than softer boots, possibly explaining why they are associated with a lower rate of fractures of the talus than soft boots...
- Management of sport-related maxillofacial injuriesFabio Roccia
Division of Maxillofacial Surgery, Head and Neck Department, San Giovanni Battista Hospital, Turin, Italy
J Craniofac Surg 19:377-82. 2008..The sport producing the greatest number of injuries was soccer (62.3%), followed by skiing (14.5%), and horseback riding (6.5%). The injuries involved mainly the middle third of the face (71...
- Injuries to New Zealanders participating in adventure tourism and adventure sports: an analysis of Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) claimsTim Bentley
Department of Management and International Business Massey University, Auckland
N Z Med J 119:U2359. 2006..The aim of this study was to examine the involvement of adventure tourism and adventure sports activity in injury claims made to the Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC)...
- [Distorsion of the knee joint]M Gesslein
Klinik für Unfall und Orthopädische Chirurgie, Klinikum Nürnberg, Nurnberg
MMW Fortschr Med 150:40. 2008
- [Faster, higher risk--and nonetheless safer? So was the ski season]Angelika Bischoff
MMW Fortschr Med 150:12-3. 2008
- Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction with use of autologous quadriceps tendon graftSahnghoon Lee
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Seoul National University Hospital, South Korea
J Bone Joint Surg Am 89:116-26. 2007
- HUMAN RESPONSE AND LOWER EXTREMITY INJURYCLAYTON MOTE; Fiscal Year: 1991..The proposal presents a research program investigating to the knee that typically occur during snow skiing. Snow skiing is studied because the rate of injury to the knee is high, the forces transmitted to the foot by the ..
- Ubiquitination and Cellular RegulationDaniel Finley; Fiscal Year: 2004..The location does not make for long afternoons skiing, but rather this conference has an outstanding tradition of intense poster sessions...
- WEB BASED SUPPORT--COMMUNITY TOBACCO CONTROL COALITIONSDavid Buller; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- Dissemination: Increasing Physical ActivityDavid Buller; Fiscal Year: 2004..Students and young scientists will be encouraged to submit proposals for a poster session at the conference, and awards for the best submitted posters will be made. ..
- SUNNY DAYS HEALTHY WAYS GRADES 6-8 SUN SAFETY CURRICULUMDavid Buller; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- Randomized Trial on Web-based Quit Smoking ProgramDavid B Buller; Fiscal Year: 2010..Cost-effectiveness analyses will be performed at follow-up. ..
- SUN SAFETY FOR HIGH ALTITUDE SKI AREA STAFF AND GUESTSDavid Buller; Fiscal Year: 2002..Program implementation will be monitored by telephone at the control ski areas and intervention ski areas in the 2002-03 ski season to assess adoption and institutionalization. ..
- Diffusing Sun Safe Policies and Environments to SchoolsDavid Buller; Fiscal Year: 2008..On-site observations of sun protection policies, environmental features, and employee clothing will validate principal reports. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Disseminating Go Sun Smart to a Recreation IndustryDavid Buller; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- INTERNET--A CHANGE AGENT FOR RURAL MULTICULTURAL ADULTSDavid Buller; Fiscal Year: 2003..They will be posttested by telephone by AMC's Computer-assisted Telephone Interviewing Core. Adults in the control condition will be wait-listed for the intervention, which will be available after they complete the posttest. ..
- ARRESTING SMOKING UPTAKE USING INTERACTIVE MULTIMEDIADavid Buller; Fiscal Year: 2001..A feasibility study will be conducted that monitors access and use of it by community organizations and schools serving adolescents, especially those at high risk (e.g., low academic attainment, truancy). ..
- Work-related Injuries Among Immigrant WorkersHuiyun Xiang; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Relationship of Hematocrit to Ischemic Stroke OutcomePaul Diamond; Fiscal Year: 2006..Fitting these models will result in a more complete understanding of the association between HCT and stroke outcome. Findings could lead to the development of new interventions to improve stroke outcome. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Biomarkers of Cartilage Metabolism and OABruce Beynnon; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Homicide During Robbery: A Case-Control StudyStephen Marshall; Fiscal Year: 2004..The results of this study will assist in targeting prevention resources to specific high-risk workplaces and neighborhoods. ..
- TRAINING IN ORTHOPAEDIC SCIENCEBruce Beynnon; Fiscal Year: 2007..Thus, one of our primary goals in developing this grant application is to do our part in improving, if not correcting, this problem. ..
- PROSPECTIVE STUDY OF ANKLE INJURY RISK FACTORSBruce Beynnon; Fiscal Year: 2002..abstract_text> ..
- Epidemiology of Jump-landing Movements and ACL InjuryStephen Marshall; Fiscal Year: 2009..Unlike some of the anatomical and hormonal risk factors discussed in the literature, neuromuscular risk factors are readily modifiable and are amenable to intervention. ..