Psychology and Extreme Sports

Extreme sports, those activities that lie on the outermost edges of independent adventurous leisure activities, where a mismanaged mistake or accident could result in death, have developed into a significant worldwide phenomenon. Extreme sport Read More about Psychology and Extreme Sports

ACTIVITIES

Psychology and Extreme Sports

Extreme sports, those activities that lie on the outermost edges of independent adventurous leisure Read More about Psychology and Extreme Sports

Performance Test for the Foiling Week

ExtremeSportMED is an International Scientific Association. It includes key experts from all over Read More about Performance Test for the Foiling Week

Extreme Sports Medicine Book

This technically oriented book on medicine as applied to extreme sports offers broad coverage of the Read More about Extreme Sports Medicine Book

2018 Extreme Sports Medicine Congress

This symposium is directed toward Sports Medicine Specialists and Allied Health Professionals Read More about 2018 Extreme Sports Medicine Congress

ACTIVITIES

Psychology and Extreme Sports

Extreme sports, those activities that lie on the outermost edges of independent adventurous leisure Read More about Psychology and Extreme Sports

Performance Test for the Foiling Week

ExtremeSportMED is an International Scientific Association. It includes key experts from all over Read More about Performance Test for the Foiling Week

ExtremeSportMED involves key experts from around the world, including researchers, doctors, bioengineers, physiotherapists, trainers and athletes.

RESOURCES

A collection of scientific resources concerning medicine as applied to adventure and extreme sports.

Pediatric and adolescent injury in skateboarding

Francesco Feletti & Eric Brymer Skateboarding has become an international action sport attractive to young people. For this reason, skateboarding has been promoted by some researchers as important for encouraging young people to become more physically active. However, skateboarding is also considered to be inherently dangerous by the medical and broader community and as aRead More about Pediatric and adolescent injury in skateboarding

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Transformations through Proximity Flying: A Phenomenological Investigation

Maria Holmbom1, Eric Brymer2* Robert D. Schweitzer3 1Department of Psychology, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden 2Institute of Sport, Physical Activity and Leisure, Leeds Beckett University, Leeds, United Kingdom 3School of Psychology and Counselling, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, QLD, Australia Participation in extreme sports has been linked to personal transformations in everyday life. Descriptions of livedRead More about Transformations through Proximity Flying: A Phenomenological Investigation

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Injury in kite buggying: the role of the ‘out-of-buggy experience’

Kite buggying is considered an extreme sport, where extreme sports are those activities where a mismanaged execution or mistake has the potential to result in death. Infrequent kite buggy incidents have resulted in the death of the participant. For example, as recently as 2009, an experienced kiter died when he and his craft were liftedRead More about Injury in kite buggying: the role of the ‘out-of-buggy experience’

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Transformations through Proximity Flying: A Phenomenological Investigation

Maria Holmbom1, Eric Brymer2* Robert D. Schweitzer3 1Department of Psychology, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden 2Institute of Sport, Physical Activity and Leisure, Leeds Beckett University, Leeds, United Kingdom 3School of Psychology and Counselling, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, QLD, Australia Participation in extreme sports has been linked to personal transformations in everyday life. Descriptions of livedReadRead More about Transformations through Proximity Flying: A Phenomenological Investigation

Pediatric and adolescent injury in skateboarding

Francesco Feletti & Eric Brymer Skateboarding has become an international action sport attractive to young people. For this reason, skateboarding has been promoted by some researchers as important for encouraging young people to become more physically active. However, skateboarding is also considered to be inherently dangerous by the medical and broader community and as aReadRead More about Pediatric and adolescent injury in skateboarding

Injury in kite buggying: the role of the ‘out-of-buggy experience’

Kite buggying is considered an extreme sport, where extreme sports are those activities where a mismanaged execution or mistake has the potential to result in death. Infrequent kite buggy incidents have resulted in the death of the participant. For example, as recently as 2009, an experienced kiter died when he and his craft were liftedReadRead More about Injury in kite buggying: the role of the ‘out-of-buggy experience’

Epidemiology of Youth Injury in Adventure and Extreme Sports

Research in Sports Medicine (RSM) Volume 26, 2018 – Issue sup1 Special Issue Guest Editors: Dennis Caine and Aaron Provance During the past two decades there has been an explosion in both the popularity and participation of youth in adventure and extreme sports (AES). AES, by definition, involve an element of increased risk and areRead More about Epidemiology of Youth Injury in Adventure and Extreme Sports

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INNOVATION FOR EQUIPMENT

We aim to provide entrepreneurs with the cultural and methodological tools needed to develop sound equipment, methodologies and safety systems. ExtremeSportMED makes the expertise, experience and knowledge of leading researchers in various scientific fields available to companies.
Our researchers are experts in prototyping and testing both methodologies and equipment for outdoor sports. ExtremeSportMED also organizes ‘Call for Ideas’: initiatives aimed at bringing together the best innovative ideas in the field.