Extreme Mountain Biking Injuries

Apr 27, 2017 by in SPORT MEDICINE Comments Off on Extreme Mountain Biking Injuries

Fig. 12.1 Extreme mountain biking can be performed at incredible places, especially in mountainous areas (Photo courtesy of Manfred Stromberger) The idea of practicing mountain biking during the summer season…

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An Ecological Dynamics Framework for the Acquisition of Perceptual–Motor Skills in Climbing

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Category of constraint Specific Application (scaling) Task Instruction Required climbing speed, technique/behaviour, attentional foci, feedback Safety demands Lead climbing (securing ascent with existing/temporary bolts), top roping, seconding (removing bolts), multi-pitch,…

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Physiology and Risk Management of Cold Exposure

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where S = rate of body heat storage M = rate of metabolic energy (heat) production W = external mechanical force production (concentric, eccentric, isometric in isolation or combination) R + C = rate of radiant and convective energy exchanges…

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Wakeboarding Medicine

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

Figs. 24.1 and 24.2 Giorgia Gregorio wakeboarding (Photo courtesy of Ricardo Pinto) In Germany with its 82 million people, around 20,000 active wakeboarders are currently estimated, with 50 towing devices…

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Legal Issues in Extreme Sport

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(1) Faculty of Law, Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops, Kamloops, BC, Canada   KeywordsLaw of extreme sportsExtreme sport tortsExtreme sport negligenceExtreme sport and occupiers’ liabilityExtreme sports and waiversExtreme sport and…

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Ultramarathon Running: Medical Issues

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© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2017Francesco Feletti (ed.)Extreme Sports Medicine10.1007/978-3-319-28265-7_13 13. Ultramarathon Running: Medical Issues Beat Knechtle1, 2   (1) Facharzt FMH für Allgemeinmedizin, Gesundheitszentrum St. Gallen, Vadianstrasse 26, St Gallen, 9001, Switzerland (2) Institute of…

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Drug Abuse, Doping, and Extreme Sports

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AAS 2279 50.6 % Stimulants 697 15.5 % Cannabinoids 406 9.0 % Glucocorticosteroids 365 8.1 % Diuretics and other masking agents 322 7.2 % Peptide hormones, growth factors, and related…

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