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  • It was the largest terrain expansion in Canada, too, and the 2018-'19 season has also been blessed by 614 cm of snow so far this winter - with March traditionally being one of the most powder-heavy months of the year. (calgarysun.com)
  • But he's equally impressed with how fast both athletes have returned to snow. (postindependent.com)
  • Of course, it's a whole lot easier to explain than it is to actually do, and this year skiers and riders who compete will be dropping into the infamous Truth and Dare, a challenging piece of terrain for even the most talented and accomplished alpine athletes. (calgarysun.com)
  • His responsibilities include discussing training plans with athletes and helping them reach their goals, he explained. (fasterskier.com)
  • In the follow up article, she will build on these findings and evaluate the current thinking on conservative management, repair, and the required rehabilitation to successfully return athletes to sport. (sportsinjurybulletin.com)
  • An additional 670 athletes from 42 nations will take part in the Paralympics two weeks later, March 9-18, in 80 events across 6 sports. (sciencenetlinks.com)
  • Created by NBC and NSF, these videos feature interviews with athletes and coaches who explain the science behind the Olympic Winter Games. (sciencenetlinks.com)
  • As he is responsible for the sports surfaces at a sporting university with elite level athletes, he has to keep the surfaces in play as often as possible, mindful of player safety. (pitchcare.com)
  • Of those, about three million athletes age 14 years and under experience a sports injury annually. (wikipedia.org)
  • According to a study performed at Stanford University, 21 percent of the injuries observed in elite college athletes caused the athlete to miss at least one day of sport, and approximately 77 percent of these injuries involved the lower leg, ankle, or foot. (wikipedia.org)
  • SnOasis is a controversial proposed indoor winter sports resort in Great Blakenham near Ipswich, Suffolk UK currently scheduled to open in 2020. (wikipedia.org)
  • To describe trends in hospitalisation for sport-related concussion. (mja.com.au)
  • Analysis of routinely collected hospital admissions data from all Victorian hospitals (public and private) over the 2002-03 to 2010-11 financial years for patients aged ≥ 15 years with a diagnosis of concussion and an ICD-10-AM external cause activity code indicating sport. (mja.com.au)
  • There were 4745 hospitalisations of people aged ≥ 15 years for sport-related concussion, with a total hospital treatment cost of $17 944 799. (mja.com.au)
  • The frequency and participation-adjusted rate of hospitalisation for sport-related concussion, both overall and across several sports, increased significantly over the 9 years. (mja.com.au)
  • This is particularly so in Australia, where there is no routine monitoring or reporting of sport-related concussion. (mja.com.au)
  • As the incidence of sport-related concussion in Australia, especially at the population level, is unknown, we aimed to enumerate trends in the incidence of hospitalisation for sport-related concussion in Victoria over a 9-year period, along with estimating the total hospital costs. (mja.com.au)
  • A secondary aim was to identify the specific sports with the highest frequency of hospitalisation for concussion and to examine trends in these sports over the same period. (mja.com.au)
  • At the institutional level, USSA (like other sports governing bodies) has a concussion policy, part of which is excerpted below. (skiracing.com)
  • I run into kids all the time who had a 'mild' concussion and then just basically went back to practice without any guidance more specific than 'do what you can,'" says Ellingson who notes that more severe concussions tend to get better managed, while light to moderate ones often get minimal if any follow up with return to sport. (skiracing.com)
  • Our board-certified pediatricians recommend watching this video* Concussions 101, a Primer for Kids and Parents to understand a little more about concussions and the steps to take if you've had a sports-related concussion before you get back in the game. (uchealth.org)
  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention explains such a jolt to the head causes the brain to twist in the skull or bounce, thereby damaging brain cells and creating chemical changes in the brain. (nch.org)
  • Accordingly, adaptive snow sports centers across the U.S. and beyond are offering lessons, equipment rentals, and designated slopes and woodlands to keep snowboarders happy. (disabledsportsusa.org)
  • DU's assistant coach for the last six years, Hakon Johansen, had accepted a position as head coach of the Chinese biathlon federation, which is aiming to strengthen its snow-sports teams in advance of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, Stewart explained in an email to FasterSkier. (fasterskier.com)
  • Lastly, following various research about sport injury, it is shown that levels of anxiety, stress, and depression are elevated when an athlete experiences an injury depending on the type and severity of the injury. (wikipedia.org)
  • Any knee injury involving ligaments is referred to as a sprain, and is a relatively common knee injury that can occur when the knee is twisted or subject to external force for example from an opponent during contact sport, depending on the severity of the injury it is classified as first, second or third degree: A first degree sprain - damage to only a small. (firstaid4sport.co.uk)
  • Packaged together as a six-part story interwoven with interactive graphics, animated simulations and aerial video, "Snow Fall" became one of the most talked about online news articles in 2013 and garnered praise and debate over it being an example of "the future of online journalism. (wikipedia.org)
  • In a Q&A with New York Times readers published the day after "Snow Fall"'s launch, Branch described how the story evolved beyond a traditional news article. (wikipedia.org)
  • Toledo News Now) - A severe winter storm blasted the Toledo area with at least 3" of snow Wednesday afternoon accompanied by high winds and ice. (wtol.com)
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  • A big dumping of snow would obviously be great news for everyone involved in the Wrangle the Chute competitions, where heavy powder makes the action that-much-more spectacular to watch. (calgarysun.com)
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  • 7. Explain the parts played by strength, endurance, and flexibility in Alpine skiing. (meritbadge.org)
  • Our Austrian hiking guide will teach you how to use snow shoes before taking you on stunning hikes through beautiful snow laden forests and on high Alpine ridges. (responsibletravel.com)
  • A fat snow base combined with alpine powder, no crowds and warm sunny patio action at the end of the day. (whistler.com)
  • It's established itself as an annual tradition for anyone who calls Kicking Horse their alpine sports home, and the week of the event will see plenty of après ski fun, as well as an after-party March 10 that will feature a performance from Scenic Route to Alaska. (calgarysun.com)
  • We've seen lots of growth in the past 10 to 15 years, with more organized classes and competitions on the East and West coasts," noted veteran adaptive snow sports instructor Bobby Palm. (disabledsportsusa.org)
  • For this reason, cold-weather sports are more likely to cause lung problems. (livestrong.com)
  • The warm weather means no frozen fingers and toes for the little kids and soft snow for the older ones to land on as they try their crazy teenaged tricks and stunts. (whistler.com)
  • Regardless of the weather conditions, many sports facilities will want to see a financial return on their investment in an artificial sports surface, which means maximising play all year round. (pitchcare.com)
  • It got me thinking about some of the similarities between the two sports, and perhaps why, after an extended layoff due to weather cancellations, the team played like they maybe had their minds elsewhere. (takemefishing.org)
  • Super-heated Arctic creates band of chaos further south - expert climatologist and pro weather caster Judah Cohen explains, with new science. (ecoshock.org)
  • This new group of scientists find some weather disturbances were not from the El Nino, La Nina cycle, but apparently regulated by conditions in the Arctic - things like low sea ice, low or shorter season snow cover, and even " sudden stratospheric warming" . (ecoshock.org)
  • Even though the month is incredibly busy, there's something so energizing about watching my boys play their favourite warm-weather sports as the baby plays on a blanket in front of me. (mommykatandkids.com)
  • While I love the warmer weather, I don't love the insects that make their appearance when the snow is gone! (mommykatandkids.com)
  • When the sun goes down and the temperature drops, any water, snow or slush can freeze and become icy. (wtol.com)
  • The meticulously crafted faces and bodies of Winnie the Pooh, Tigger and Eeyore appeared from a mountain of snow, the perfectly white sculpture safe from the browning slush that had formed just yards away on the curb and street. (liherald.com)
  • Skiing Merit Badge begun in 1938 and merged into snow sports in 1999. (meritbadge.org)
  • 2. Explain why every skier must be prepared to render first aid in the event of a skiing accident. (meritbadge.org)
  • A popular sport in Europe, cross country skiing is done on a relatively flat course and is a really fun way to explore the valleys. (responsibletravel.com)
  • Examples include ice hockey, figure skating, snow boarding and skiing. (livestrong.com)
  • Right now Whistler's peaks are still buried under the 508cm (200in) of snow we received in February and March so the actual skiing this spring is going to be really awesome. (whistler.com)
  • Once we get into a typical melt-freeze cycle I would stick to the north-facing aspects in the morning where the snow will be more wintery," Joe explains in this Insider 's Guide to Spring Skiing . (whistler.com)
  • Specialist Physiotherapist Lucy Macdonald explains why and gives you her top five exercises for maximum impact on skiing and boarding performance. (sportsister.com)
  • It is one of the biggest indicators for avoiding injury and is essential for sports performance, particularly skiing and snowboarding where you need excellent balance combined with a high awareness of what is going on around you. (sportsister.com)
  • Winter sports such as skiing, speed skating, figure skating, and curling require the slippery surfaces of ice and snow. (mpg.de)
  • Now, acronyms such as TBI (traumatic brain injury) and CTE (chronic traumatic encephalopathy) are widely tossed about in the sports community and have inspired higher safety standards in most organized sports, including skiing. (skiracing.com)
  • The risk for brain injury is high with sports such as skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, sledding, hockey and ice skating. (nch.org)
  • Bobby, a nationally-recognized adaptive sports expert, has been teaching people with disabilities adaptive skiing since 1975 and snowboarding for the past decade. (disabledsportsusa.org)
  • Skiing is an adrenaline fuelled, difficult and dangerous sport, and that's why we love it. (firstaid4sport.co.uk)
  • I fell in love with the sport of luge," she says. (blogspot.com)
  • But the ice coating the sinuous sliding tracks for bobsled, luge and skeleton, or the firm, flattened snow of a ski course are precisely shaped and conditioned over the months leading up to the games, optimizing the properties of these frosty forms of water. (femidacenter.info)
  • Through macroscopic friction experiments at temperatures ranging from 0 °C to -100 °C the researchers show that - surprisingly - the ice surface transforms from an extremely slippery surface at typical winter sports temperatures, to a surface with high friction at -100 °C. (mpg.de)
  • In this lesson, students will explore a website to learn that what happens at the surface of ice to give it its slippery nature can be explained by molecular motion. (sciencenetlinks.com)
  • On a molecular level, the snow and ice of Olympic courses is exactly the same stuff that makes snowmen, blocks off your doorway and sends unsuspecting bystanders careening down driveways. (femidacenter.info)
  • Snow and extremely cold temperatures have kept many people inside. (lohud.com)
  • Treadmills aren't for everyone as die-hard runners venture out in bitter cold, snow Snow and extremely cold temperatures have kept many people inside. (lohud.com)
  • And once Cieszkowski, who owns a construction business in New York City, commits to training for a race, no snow, ice or plummeting temperatures are going to keep him from doing so. (lohud.com)
  • The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology explains that breathing through the mouth in freezing temperatures puts your lungs at risk of exposure to dry, cold air. (livestrong.com)
  • 7) Cancelling Setanta, as many people tried to do, became a hilarious exercise in trying to explain to a child what you wanted. (bitterwallet.com)
  • I strongly advise people who engage in such sports to wear a helmet," says Ryan Zengou, M.D. , a Neurosurgeon with NCH Medical Group. (nch.org)
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  • Internationally, sport unites people like nothing else. (blogspot.com)
  • This report offers insight into the habits, intentions and attitudes of people who participate in snowsports, both in the UK and abroad. (statista.com)
  • The snow snake curriculum was the result of a very thoughtful collaboration between the people of the White Earth Nation and the University of Minnesota. (springer.com)
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  • At a public meeting on Monday, Springfield Local Schools Treasurer Mindy Ward explained the districts rational behind pulling a levy from the May ballot. (wtol.com)
  • Snow Fall: The Avalanche at Tunnel Creek," is a New York Times multimedia feature by reporter John Branch about the 2012 Tunnel Creek avalanche, published on December 20, 2012. (wikipedia.org)
  • These findings, along with high levels of public concern, make prevention of head injury in sport a population health priority in Australia. (mja.com.au)
  • David Kerschbaumer, a snow sports expert from the Swiss Council for Accident Prevention, says these two deaths were a tragic coincidence. (swissinfo.ch)
  • With the way the (POC) Octal is actually designed, instead of having a hard foam it has a softer foam, so basically the idea is it's meant to act like the crumple zone in a car," says Nick Daly the POC brand manager from Snow Sports International. (blogspot.com)
  • Spring means no more rushing for first tracks," explains Dano Pendygrasse, who literally wrote the book on Snowboarding in Western Canada. (whistler.com)
  • This program consists of two days, on-snow, building your snowboarding skills and confidence. (psia-c.org)
  • On the physical front, Hight's training is predicated on the fact that snowboarding is not a sport where you can simply be strong or flexible. (clifbar.com)
  • Originally embraced by preteen and adolescent males who adapted ocean surfing and the fracture-prone sport of skate boarding to the more forgiving environs of powdered slopes, snowboarding has taken off wildly coast to coast. (disabledsportsusa.org)
  • This wealth of experience has been pooled with that of his colleagues in adaptive snow sports to create the just-produced snowboarding guide for the Rocky Mountain chapter of the Professional Ski Instructors of America (PSIA) that's to be distributed at The Hartford Ski Spectacular in Breckenridge, Colo., in December. (disabledsportsusa.org)
  • Everybody knows that sliding on ice or snow, is much easier than sliding on most other surfaces. (mpg.de)
  • The Sports and Play Construction Association (SAPCA) Code of Practice for the Maintenance of Synthetic Sports Surfaces suggests the use of brushes or wooden scrapers, advising against the use of metal shovels or scrapers as they may damage the surface. (pitchcare.com)
  • It was the first major snow storm in almost two years, and drivers are still being affected Thursday. (wtol.com)
  • That explained all the locking over the years! (healthboards.com)
  • Kazu said, that after 10 years it's getting dangerous, and you better get some extra travel insurance or sports insurance! (outsidesports.co.nz)
  • She had been part of the prestigious WA Institute of Sport for eight years and had already won a batch of coveted national junior medals. (blogspot.com)
  • In the early evening on Jan. 4, Bevilacqua, 58, spent three hours creating the snow pile, letting the fluffy accumulation clump together overnight before spending another five hours the next morning sculpting the scene. (liherald.com)
  • The overnight snow has thankfully disappeared and the sunshine is out, and there's a satisfying bark. (motorcyclenews.com)
  • In the days after snow flurries from the year's first big winter storm relented last week, cars passing Marty Bevilacqua's North Village Avenue home slowed down, their brake lights a warning, not of hazard but of art. (liherald.com)
  • Remarkably, Sterret explained, she's already almost completely regained full strength in the injured leg. (postindependent.com)
  • With further development, it is possible that the snow TENG will lead to other athletic monitoring devices that are completely self-powered. (inhabitat.com)
  • I am flummoxed as to how the world can be so completely snowed to believe the hogwash that this creates 'unity' and somehow promotes goodwill - it's competition, for christ's sakes. (blogspot.com)
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  • A PSIA examiner and trainer for Challenge Aspen, Bobby has traveled across the nation and internationally - to Spain, Argentina, Korea, and Chile - to present adaptive snow sports clinics and teach instructors. (disabledsportsusa.org)
  • And obviously if it's an injury crash, we will go take care of that one before we go to a non-injury crash," explained Fisher. (wtol.com)
  • Data using ICD-9 coding suggest there are 1.6-3.8 million hospital presentations for sports and recreation-related head injury in the US annually. (mja.com.au)
  • The SAPCA guidelines advise against mechanical snow removal equipment, but doesn't state why! (pitchcare.com)
  • Removal of infill during snow clearing has often been cited as a potential problem, but this is minimal compared to the amount of infill on the surface and has little effect on the carpet. (pitchcare.com)
  • From the recreational level all the way through to the elite level, better awareness of and compliance with thorough and responsible return to sport protocol. (skiracing.com)
  • Setanta embraced this approach to picture quality, eschewing gimmicks like "high definition" and "watchability" for a blocky, perpetual snow effect. (bitterwallet.com)
  • Columbine senior Jon Snow scored a team-high 19 points, but his team -- the White team - lost 93-77 to the Blue team at The Show all-star game on April 6 at the Pepsi Center. (columbinecourier.com)
  • Somehow the tree would sidle imperceptibly towards me and then abruptly leap into my path, resulting in a frantic swerve, a high-speed wobble and probably a crash into a snow-drift. (sarah-fenwick.com)
  • Among the somewhat masculine women in the 2006 Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue, Anne Vyalitsyna's physique is among the best looking ones, but between her physique and that of Shay Laren, which is likely to make lifetime-exclusive heterosexual men go 'Dammmn! (femininebeauty.info)
  • Beaches, fall foliage, and winter sports make up much of the almost $10 billion tourism in the state. (planetsave.com)
  • We decided that it would be helpful to put together a blog post explaining these different hinges to hopefully make your shopping experience easier. (firstaid4sport.co.uk)
  • With the snow sports season in full swing, Dr Michelle reminds us about mountain safety to make sure you're prepared should the worst happen and you, or someone else in your group, has an accident. (worldradio.ch)
  • While it goes without saying that I make sure my sports-playing boys have a water bottle filled and ready to go, I also pack two extra bottles just in case. (mommykatandkids.com)
  • We cannot make a law for it because in sports in makes no sense, you would have control like the police and it would never be possible to do that in Switzerland," he said. (swissinfo.ch)
  • Science NetLinks offers these Olympics- and sports-related resources with the hopes that they will allow your students to see the excitement, hard work, and dedication that takes place not only in the ring and on the field during the Games, but also in the laboratories and on computer screens beforehand. (sciencenetlinks.com)
  • Specifically, the game of snow snakes ( Gooneginebig in Ojibwe) afforded an opportunity for STEM and culturally-based resources to work in unison. (springer.com)
  • Sledge makers had to work hard to fill Christmas orders, with sales prompted by early snow fall last November. (swissinfo.ch)
  • Spring is for all the die-hards who really love snow and don't care that bike season has almost started or bikini season is coming soon. (whistler.com)
  • Bevilacqua does love-themed sculptures around Valentine's Day, and if there's snow in March, a clover or leprechaun often makes an appearance. (liherald.com)
  • The couple came to Vermont for a working winter vacation in 2002, cooking in restaurants to support their love of snow sports. (burlingtonfreepress.com)