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Head injuries among FIS World Cup alpine and freestyle skiers and snowboarders: a 7-year cohort study.

Authors
  • Steenstrup, Sophie E
  • Bere, Tone
  • Bahr, Roald
Type
Published Article
Journal
British Journal of Sports Medicine
Publisher
BMJ
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2014
Volume
48
Issue
1
Pages
41–45
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1136/bjsports-2013-093145
PMID: 24334504
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
Unknown

Abstract

The majority of head/face injuries were nervous system injuries/concussions and one in four injuries was severe. Freestyle skiers had the highest overall head injury incidence. Across all disciplines, the injury incidence was higher in women than in men.

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