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

ct bones and joints
  • Exercise is the best way to avoid skiing-related injuries
  • Truth: There is no convincing evidence that conditioning of any type can reduce the risk of alpine skiing injuries, however, there is no downside to good physical condition and it may improve the enjoyment of skiing.
  • Tighter standards that mandate lower release settings will reduce the risk of injury to the ACL
  • Truth: The primary mechanisms for ACL injury is not related to binding function, so any reduction in the binding release values would not reduce the risk of ACL injury but could increase the frequency of inadvertent releases.
  • Buying new ski equipment is safer than renting
  • Truth: Rental equipment from shops following current standards is inspected for proper function and wear and tear every time it is rented; user-owned equipment is normally inspected only at the beginning of each season.
    “Anyone who advises skiers on safety issues and medical care should be certain that the advice given is true and accurate. Our review highlights how when many of these myths are propagated, additional harm and injury can come to the skier,” said Johnson.

    Published bimonthly, Sports Health is a collaborative publication from the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM), the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM), the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA), and the Sports Physical Therapy Section (SPTS). Other organizations participating in the publication include the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Osteopathic Academy of Sports Medicine (AOASM). For more information on the publication or to submit a manuscript, visit www.sp
    '/>"/>

    Source: PRWeb
    Copyright©2009 Vocus, Inc.
    All rights reserved  

    Page: 1 2 3 4

    Related medicine news :

    1. Media Alert: Tips on Skiing Safely From the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
    2. Wounded Warriors Rig for Skiing, Rock Climbing, Other Winter Sports
    3. Hospital Workers May Trigger Dangerous Outbreaks
    4. Rural roads dangerous for young drivers
    5. Scientists Find Clue to Dangerous Side Effect of MS Drug
    6. Swine Flu May Be Less Dangerous Than Predicted: Study
    7. Large Majority of Drivers 55 and Older Unaware of Potentially Dangerous Combination of Medications and Driving, Says New AAA Foundation Study
    8. Fresh-Meat Additives May Be Dangerous for Kidney Patients
    9. Ohio Supreme Court Supports Regulation of Dangerous Abortion Drug
    10. Dangerous college drinking: Prevention is possible, studies suggest
    11. Too Many Bouncers Make Trampolines More Dangerous
    Post Your Comments:
    *Name:
    *Comment:
    *Email:
    Related Image:
    Skiing Not As Dangerous as Believed
    (Date:8/3/2015)... ... August 03, 2015 , ... Social impact ... AUGUST 3, 2015 – Since winning a South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Interactive Innovation ... an organization whose mission is to develop technology for the sake of humanity ...
    (Date:8/3/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... August 03, 2015 , ... ... announce the development of it’s new program “Designing Secure Healthcare Systems” This ... engineers and technology leaders from healthcare organizations with access to the tactics, techniques ...
    (Date:8/3/2015)... ... August 03, 2015 , ... From ... by 39 percent, according to market research compiled for the National Association of ... U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics. As the number of dental ...
    (Date:8/3/2015)... ... August 03, 2015 , ... Cambia Health ... overall performance of the company’s Medicare and Federal Employee Programs (FEP) lines of ... deliver better health for members. In this role, Scott is responsible for overseeing ...
    (Date:8/3/2015)... ... August 03, 2015 , ... Recent reports by the American Medical ... least once in their lives. Often time, low back and sciatic pain can happen ... only be managed clinically with powerful pain medication or spinal surgery. Dynamic Health ...
    Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Not Impossible Earns Top Awards for Technologies Benefiting Humanity 2Health News:Not Impossible Earns Top Awards for Technologies Benefiting Humanity 3Health News:Not Impossible Earns Top Awards for Technologies Benefiting Humanity 4Health News:Sensato and Divurgent are pleased to announce the development of it’s new program “Designing Secure Healthcare Systems” 2Health News:Sensato and Divurgent are pleased to announce the development of it’s new program “Designing Secure Healthcare Systems” 3Health News:Sensato and Divurgent are pleased to announce the development of it’s new program “Designing Secure Healthcare Systems” 4Health News:Dental Association Announces Impending Reduction of Dental Laboratories Could Impact Dentists 2Health News:Dental Association Announces Impending Reduction of Dental Laboratories Could Impact Dentists 3Health News:Cambia Health Solutions Names Scott Powers President of Government Programs 2Health News:Dynamic Health Care in Louisville, KY, Offers a New and Cutting-Edge Therapy for Low Back & Leg Pain Sufferers 2
    ... opening in September 2009 - ,Those studying in Edinburgh will be able ... provider UNITE opens a brand new development overlooking the Meadows this September ... ... for the new property in Chalmers Street has been opened to give ...
    ... (MCA) recently honored twelve (12) doctors for their endless dedication to ... those among them who have consistently supported the profession through their ... , ... Dr. Douglas Edwards, Albert Lea, MN , ...
    ... Breakthrough caregiver training to revolutionize senior home care ... Assistance of Palo Alto, California released its new ... Method(TM). This system, exclusive to Home Care Assistance ... North America with an emphasis on lifestyle, healthy ...
    ... - Bioniche Life Sciences Inc. ("Bioniche"; TSX: BNC), ... an update on its Phase III clinical program ... On March 31st, the Company announced that recruitment ... registration trial evaluating Urocidin in the treatment of ...
    ... intrinsic goals is what leads to well-being , , FRIDAY, May ... and fame may sound like a sure ticket to happiness, ... University of Rochester in New York tracked 147 college graduates, ... time -- one year after graduation, and then 12 months ...
    ... 22 Researchers at Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) in ... the need to vaccinate both young men and women against ... comes amid growing evidence that certain cancers of the head ... strain of the human papillomavirus (HPV) that is one of ...
    Cached Medicine News:Health News:It's Park Life for Edinburgh Students as Unite Unveils New Property Overlooking The Meadows 2Health News:It's Park Life for Edinburgh Students as Unite Unveils New Property Overlooking The Meadows 3Health News:It's Park Life for Edinburgh Students as Unite Unveils New Property Overlooking The Meadows 4Health News:Home Care Assistance's Exclusive Balanced Care Method(TM) Designed to Promote Longer, Healthier Lives 2Health News:Home Care Assistance's Exclusive Balanced Care Method(TM) Designed to Promote Longer, Healthier Lives 3Health News:Bioniche Phase III Clinical Trial with Urocidin(TM) Progressing Well 2Health News:Bioniche Phase III Clinical Trial with Urocidin(TM) Progressing Well 3Health News:Looks, Money, Fame Don't Bring Happiness 2Health News:Sexually Transmitted HPV Linked to Certain Head & Neck Cancers 2Health News:Sexually Transmitted HPV Linked to Certain Head & Neck Cancers 3
    (Date:8/3/2015)... JUPITER, Fla. , Aug. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... announced initiation of its second clinical development program ... drug candidate, CL-H1T.  CL-H1T contains ... is being developed as a treatment for migraine ... "Many patients with migraine headaches ...
    (Date:8/3/2015)... and FLORHAM PARK, N.J. , ... once-daily naldemedine met its primary and secondary endpoints in ... of opioid-induced constipation (OIC) in adult patients with chronic ... mu-opioid receptor antagonist (PAMORA). This is the third Phase ... key secondary endpoints. Study results showed that ...
    (Date:8/3/2015)... ZIONA, Israel , August 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... today announced it received the statistical analysis of results from ... administered in the BVX-005 phase II trial which took place ... which did not exist at the time of the study- ... that caused the epidemic in the United States ...
    Breaking Medicine Technology:Charleston Laboratories, Inc. Initiates Patient Enrollment in a Phase 1 Study of Charleston's Second Product, CL-H1T 2Naldemedine Meets Primary Endpoint In Phase 3 Study For The Treatment Of Opioid-Induced Constipation 2Naldemedine Meets Primary Endpoint In Phase 3 Study For The Treatment Of Opioid-Induced Constipation 3Naldemedine Meets Primary Endpoint In Phase 3 Study For The Treatment Of Opioid-Induced Constipation 4Independent Results Show that BiondVax's Universal Flu Vaccine Administered in a Trial 3 Years ago Improves Immunogenicity Against Current Flu H3N2 Epidemic 2Independent Results Show that BiondVax's Universal Flu Vaccine Administered in a Trial 3 Years ago Improves Immunogenicity Against Current Flu H3N2 Epidemic 3
    ... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
    ... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
    ... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
    ... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
    Medicine Products: