Position statement: skiing and snowboarding

The Canadian Paediatric Society’s (CPS) position statement on skiing and snowboarding injuries provides an overview of the burden of injury in Canada, discusses the risk factors and highlights prevention strategies. Specific recommendations are centred around:

  • Protective equipment such as helmets and wrist guards
  • Guidelines for ski resorts
  • Guidelines for beginner participants

The full statement can be accessed on the CPS website.

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