rock climbing


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An ‘extreme sport’ in which the participant climbs rock formations—including sheer rock faces—with or without ropes
Injury risk Abrasions, fractures, death
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rock climbing

Sports medicine An 'extreme sport' in which the participant climbs rock formations, with or without ropes Injury risk Fractures, abrasions, death. See Extreme sports.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Minor wording changes were made to both the SMSII and the TEOSQ to specifically lead the participant to only consider the sport of rock climbing when responding to the questions, instead of sports in general.
'This is my second training of the rock climbing and I have passion for this sport.
'Like Karate, Rock Climbing and others can be a mainstay for us to face the Olympics later,' said minister.
He is an English teacher at a government school and the 38-year-old native from Davao works as a rock climbing instructor and guide during his spare time in Thailand.
"Rock climbing is about self-control and self-strength.
There are still doubts about the physiological responses of climbers of a higher grade in rock climbing when using different styles of ascent.
They are geared to opportunities for beginning through advanced - they aren't just for the rock climbing enthusiast, but are great to introduce people to rock climbing.
Bouldering is a form of rock climbing that doesn't use any ropes or harness.
Everything from rock climbing and disabled rambling to walking and bush craft will go ahead on September 10 in and around the village, as part of the Pennine Prospects Walk and Ride 2016 Festival.
ISLAMABAD -- The Alpine Club of Pakistan (ACP) is considering to send its rock climbing outfit to participate in the Training in Sport/Rock and Asian Continental Sports Climbing Championship, scheduled to be held from June 19 to 29 in Nighbo, China.
Abdul Jabbar Bhatti said that Rock Climbing had been developed in the world as an adventure sport in order to positively ventilate physical and mental energy of young people.
Rock climbing has increased its popularity in recent decades gaining the attraction of both athletes and researchers (Heyman et al., 2009; MacLeod et al., 2007; Magiera et al., 2013; Sheel, 2004; Sherk et al., 2011; Watts, 2004).