Current Trends in Sport Climbing Injuries after the Inclusion into the Olympic Program. Analysis of 633 Injuries within the years 2017/18

SUMMARY Objective. To prospectively evaluate current demographics, distribution and severity of rock climbing-related injuries after the sport’s inclusion into the Olympic program and to analyze changes in comparison to two prior study populations. Methods. In 2017-2018, we performed a single-center injury survey including 436 climbing patients with a total number of 633 independent climbing-related injuries … Continued