Click here to read Part 1 of this blog. By Wlodzimierz S. Erdmann, Piotr Aschenbrenner, Vasilis Giovanis To prevent sport accidents, one needs to understand injury mechanisms . At the end of the 20th century and beginning of the 21st century huge investigations were taken out on alpine skiing using several methods to understand […]
Methods for acquiring kinematic data in alpine skiing (Part 1)
By Wlodzimierz S. Erdmann, Piotr Aschenbrenner, Vasilis Giovanis The motion involved in alpine skiing is one of the most difficult to analyze because the trajectory is curvilinear and the athlete moves in a wide, open space. In alpine ski disciplines, the skier is moving relative to the start and finish planes, relative to snow/ground level […]
E-letter: Are there risk factors in alpine skiing?
This E-letter is in response to Are there risk factors in alpine skiing? A controlled multicentre survey of 1278 skiers. Abstract | Full article We read with interest the article from Hasler et al. (2009) “Are there risk factors in alpine skiing? A controlled multicentre survey of 1278 skiers”. In general, the answer is: ‘yes, there are […]