Injury occurrence in surf board and surf ski paddlers

J. A. Draper, D. B. Pyne, K. M. Thompson, P. A. Fricker

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    In an attempt to determine the occurrence, type and severity of injuries of active members of the SLSAA, sixty-six subjects completed a questionnaire relating to their last two injuries received through paddling. Four categories were clearly established, those with no injuries (28.8%), those with intrinsic injuries only (16.7%), those with extrinsic injuries only (36.4%) and those with both intrinsic and extrinsic injuries (18.2%). It was noted that those who suffer intrinsic or both types of injury are older than those who suffer extrinsic injuries or no injuries. Recommendations are made for the prevention and reduction of both types of injuries.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)20-22
    Number of pages3
    JournalAustralian Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport
    Issue number1
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1987


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