Extreme Sailing Medicine

Apr 27, 2017 by in SPORT MEDICINE Comments Off on Extreme Sailing Medicine

Fig. 22.1 Open class “Clan des Team” at the Centomiglia del Garda regatta, Lake Garda, Italy. (Photo: Davide Casadio) ) while new equipment and race formats with an emphasis on…

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Surfing and Skimboarding Medicine

Apr 27, 2017 by in SPORT MEDICINE Comments Off on Surfing and Skimboarding Medicine

Fig. 20.1 Performing a cutback. Surfer: Kenneth Taylor. El Salvador Fig. 20.2 Dropping into an overhead wave. Surfer: Kenneth Taylor. Spot: Blacks Beach, San Diego (CA) Fig. 20.3 Top turn….

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Paragliding Medicine

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Fig. 18.1 Intermediate paraglider from 1987 Fig. 18.2 High-performance paraglider from 2012 18.2 Incidents and Injuries Epidemiological data on injuries in paragliding are mainly from retrospective case series or cross-sectional…

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Rock and Ice-Climbing Medicine

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Fig. 10.1 Sport climbing 10.2.1.2 Bouldering Bouldering consists of ropeless climbing involving a short sequence of powerful and technical moves to complete the graded route on large rocks. Bouldering can…

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Skateboarding Injuries

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Fig. 14.1 The side of a skateboard with the deck, truck, and wheels (Photo taken with permission at Railside Skateshop, Frankfurt/Main, Germany) Between the baseplate and the hanger are the…

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Employment of Near-Infrared Spectroscopy to Assess the Physiological Determinants of Hiking Performance in Single-Handed Dinghy Sailors

Apr 27, 2017 by in SPORT MEDICINE Comments Off on Employment of Near-Infrared Spectroscopy to Assess the Physiological Determinants of Hiking Performance in Single-Handed Dinghy Sailors

Fig. 29.1 Top: on-water hiking on a laser dinghy boat. Bottom: simulated hiking on a laser bench (simulator) in the laboratory What makes dinghy hiking a different form of physical…

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Visual Performance in Extreme Sports

Apr 27, 2017 by in SPORT MEDICINE Comments Off on Visual Performance in Extreme Sports

Fig. 33.1 Orbital anatomy The ocular surface is protected by the tear film and the eyelids. Tears are a triphasic matrix, produced by cells in the conjunctiva, lacrimal gland and…

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