Lower limb injuries in parachuting

M. Salai, A. Israeli, A. Chechick, H. Horoszowski, I. Farine

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Parachuting injuries commonly result from inaccurately performed landing. Alteration of the vertical force absorption pattern to a rotational one is suggested as their major cause. Special attention to the flexed body position and adduction of the lower limbs while gliding and landing can prevent those injuries.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)223-225
Number of pages3
JournalInternational Journal of Sports Medicine
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1983
Externally publishedYes


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