Does wearing a wrist guard affect the site of wrist fracture in snow sports?

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Abstract

The aim of this study was to determine if wearing a wrist guard in snowsports impacted on fracture site in the wrist. Participants presenting to two Australian resort medical centres with wrist fractures for one month in peak season 2010 were invited to participate. Differences between the mean distance ratio of the fracture site in the wrist were determined between the guard wearing and non-guard wearing populations using analysis of variance.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication6th Asia-Pacific Conference on Sports Technology, APCST 2013; Hong Kong
EditorsK.M Chan, Aleksandar Subic, Franz Fuss, Patrick Clifton
Place of PublicationHong Kong
PublisherElsevier
Pages238-242
Number of pages5
Volume60
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013
Event6th Asia-Pacific Conference on Sports Technology, APCST 2013 - , Hong Kong
Duration: 18 Sep 201330 Sep 2013

Publication series

NameProcedia Engineering
PublisherElsevier
Volume60
ISSN (Print)1877-7058

Conference

Conference6th Asia-Pacific Conference on Sports Technology, APCST 2013
CountryHong Kong
Period18/09/1330/09/13

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WADDINGTON, G., DICKSON, T., & TRATHEN, S. (2013). Does wearing a wrist guard affect the site of wrist fracture in snow sports? In K. M. Chan, A. Subic, F. Fuss, & P. Clifton (Eds.), 6th Asia-Pacific Conference on Sports Technology, APCST 2013; Hong Kong (Vol. 60, pp. 238-242). (Procedia Engineering; Vol. 60). Hong Kong: Elsevier. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.proeng.2013.07.035