ASTM Releases 19th Volume of Skiing Trauma and Safety

By AlpineZone News |
Jan 24 2013 - 09:57 AM

astm_logoW. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., January 22, 2013—A new volume of the popular compilation STP 1553, Skiing Trauma and Safety, is now available from ASTM International.

The 19th volume features 19 peer-reviewed papers that provide the latest research for identifying and evaluating all aspects of safety concerning alpine skiing, cross-country skiing, ski jumping, freestyle skiing, snowboarding and skiboarding. Sections cover: wrist guards, jumping, resort safety, epidemiology, helmets and hip injuries.

STP 1553, Skiing Trauma and Safety 19th Volume, is available for $90 USD (304 pages; 6” x 9” soft cover; ISBN: 978-0-8031-7539-6; Stock #: STP1553).

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