Acta Orthopaedica et Traumatologica Turcica

Ski injuries and their causes in Uludag

AOTT 1993; 27: 107-109
Keywords : Ski injuries
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Abstract

In this study, 759 ski injuries in Uludağ between 1987-1992 were reviewed. Of the 759 injuried, 53,8 per cent were male and 46.2 per cent were women. Adults had a higher injuries rate (49.9 per cent). Falling accidents (886 per cent) followed by collision accidents (114 per cent) were the cause of injury Bindings seem to release less frequently in accidents (56.9 per cent). Beginners (868 per cent) had a higher incidence of injuries Injured skiers were less likely to own their equipment. Out of all skiing injuries 70.2 per cent were soft tissue injuries and 608 per cent concern the knee joint. Fraclures were 238 per cent of the ski injuries and 626 per cent of them were located in the lower extremities. Dislocations were less frequently seen in ski injuries (6 per cent)

Özet

Bu çalışmada, Uludağ da 1987-1992 yıllarında meydana gelen 759 kayak yaralanması değerlendirildi. Yaralanmaların %70.2 sinin yumuşak doku yaralanması olduğu, tecrübesizliğin, kiralık kayak kullanımının, iyi hava koşullarının yaralanmada rolü olduğu saptandı.

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ISSN 1017-995X EISSN 2589-1294