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A winter sport in which the rider ‘surfs’ down a snow-covered mountain with both feet locked onto a flat waxed board while the upper body is freely mobile
Injuries Distal radial fractures occur in 1:4,000 snowboarding days, and represent 25% of snowboarding injuries—half require surgery; 17% of snowboarding injuries are shoulder fractures; spinal injuries are 3-fold more common in snowboarding than in skiing. Spinal cord injuries are much less common, and primarily affect young, male intermediate to expert boarders. Injuries are usually due to a miscalculated jump, resulting in an anterior thoracolumbar dislocation; most injuries are classified as Frankel grade A or B

snowboarding

Sports medicine A winter sport in which the rider 'surfs' down a snow-covered mountain with both feet locked onto a flat waxed board while the upper body is freely mobile Injuries Distal radial Fx occur in 1:4000 SB days, represent 25% of SB injuries–half require surgery, 17% of SB injuries are shoulder Fx; spinal injuries are 3X more common in SB than in skiing. See Intradiscal electrothermal therapy.
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