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January 23, 1978

Cross-Country SkiingA Benign Sport?

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Orthopaedics, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Hanover, NH.

JAMA. 1978;239(4):334-335. doi:10.1001/jama.1978.03280310066022

Cross-country skiing has been thought to be a safe sport, with few serious injuries and a preponderance of upper extremity injuries. Eleven cases of relatively severe injuries illustrate that this is not necessarily true.

(JAMA 239:334-335, 1978)