Health in Sports: Skiing/Snowboarding
Common Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Sprain/Tear: ACL, MCL
  • Knee Miniscus Tear
  • Thumb Ligament Sprain
  • Shoulder Dislocation
Strength and Conditioning
  • Quadriceps strengthening
    • Wall sits
    • Dynamic lunges
    • Squats
  • Hip abduction/adduction strengthening
    • Pilates, weights
    • Elastic tubing monster walk
  • Rotator cuff shoulder strengthening
    • External rotation
    • Scapula high and low rows
Prevention
  • Hamstring, quadriceps, psoas stretching
  • Good quadriceps strength
  • Agility and balance training