An Ecological Dynamics Perspective of Return to Play Decision-Making for Extreme Sport Athletes

SUMMARY Background. Extreme sport participation occurs for many reasons. A commonality for many is the high risk of serious injury or death, particularly in association with mismanaged execution. Methods. This review describes a conceptual return to play decision-making model for extreme sport athletes based on considerations of ecological dynamics. Result. In guiding the extreme sport … Continued

Injuries in Mountain Biking and Implications for Care

SUMMARY Introduction. Mountain biking is a popular recreational activity that has a significant potential for injury. Methods. This review paper integrates research studies and expert opinion. It examines the various types of mountain biking, associated patterns of injury, trends in the sport, impact on medical services, and expanded roles for health professionals in promoting preventive … Continued