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Rock climbing injury rates and associated risk factors in a general climbing population

Rock climbing injury rates and associated risk factors in a general climbing population

Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports 19(6): 850-856

The objective was to examine injury rates and associated risk factors in a representative sample of climbers. A random sample (n=606) of the Swedish Climbing Association members was sent a postal survey, with an effective response rate of 63%. Self-reported data regarding climbing history, safety practices and retrospective accounts of injury events (recall period 1.5 years) were obtained.

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Accession: 023542779

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PMID: 19508652

DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0838.2008.00851.x

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