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Skiing Not As Dangerous as Believed
Date:10/29/2009

your bindingsTruth: Inspection and calibration of ski bindings is a complex process that requires specialized tools, equipment and properly trained technicians.
  • Toe and heel pieces must be set to the same Release Indicator Value or the bindings won’t function properly Truth: Today’s standards allow for personalized release/retention settings that may result in different indicator values at the toe and the heel.
  • Formal ski instructions will make you safer
  • Truth: In most studies done in North America and Europe, skiing lessons did not decrease the risk of injury and have not been shown to be an effective method for injury prevention.
  • The shorter the ski, the less torque is applied to the leg in a fall– –short skis don’t need release bindings
  • Truth: Several case control studies have demonstrated a three- to twenty-fold increase in the incidence of ankle and tibia fractures for persons using skiboarders compared to traditional alpine skis. Release bindings should be a requirement for skis of any length.
  • Young bones bend rather than break, so there is no point in spending a lot of money on children’s equipment
  • Truth: Children are at highest risk for potential equipment related injuries, and therefore require properly functioning equipment if that risk is to be minimized    
  • When buying boots for children, leave plenty of room for fast-growing feet
  • Truth: Poor fitting boots are a major factor leading to lower leg fractures and sprains in young children. If the foot can easily move within the boot, the binding release function is compromised.
  • If you think you are going to fall, just relax and let it happen
  • Truth: Skiers should assume the posture of a parachutist just before landing and keep joints flexed moderately. Muscles of the extremities and trunk should be strongly contracted; this response will stiffen and prote
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