Alpine skiing injuries: ulnar collateral ligament sprains and tibia fractures A sport injury poster: alpine skiing

Author
Bronder, Lucas
Savage, Maya
Sempala, Randi
Milligan, Anna-Marie
Faculty Advisor
Date
2020
Keywords
skiing , sports injuries
Abstract (summary)
Skiing is an exciting winter sport; however, it is defined as a high-risk sport for significant injuries. Among upper body and lower body injuries, common traumas to the body in downhill skiers are sprains of the ulnar collateral ligament (UCL), which is part of the thumb joint, and tibia fractures. The analysis and research will outline the following of each injury: • Mechanism of injury • Treatment • Rehabilitation • Prevention.
Publication Information
Bronder, L., Savage, M., Sempala, R., & Milligan, A.-M. (2020). A Sport Injury Poster: Alpine Skiing. MacEwan University Student EJournal (MUSe), 4(1). https://doi.org/10.31542/muse.v4i1.1856
DOI
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Item Type
Student Article
Language
English
Rights
Attribution-NonCommercial (CC BY-NC)