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  August 9, 2019

Ski Area Safety Talk: Reducing Knee Injuries While Skiing and Snowboarding

Knee Injury Overview

Knee injuries pose a significant risk, comprising 30-40% of all alpine skiing injuries, with skiers being twice as likely as snowboarders to suffer them. Despite advancements in release bindings, the knee remains vulnerable to damage, often resulting in slow recovery.

Safety Talk Outline (using the handout below):

  •  Common Knee Injuries
  • Risk Factors
  •  Prevention Measures
  • Safety Tips
  • Discussion Questions

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