FRONTIERS RESEARCH TOPIC – 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 FRONTIERS RESEARCH TOPIC – Psychology and Extreme Sports

ACTIVITIES

FRONTIERS RESEARCH TOPIC – Psychology and Extreme Sports

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

RESEARCH PROJECT – Are there any specific traumas generated by sailing on foiling boats?

ExtremeSportMED, together with Foiling Week, has set up the first scientific project on Read More about RESEARCH PROJECT – Are there any specific traumas generated by sailing on foiling boats?

SPECIAL ISSUE – Epidemiology of Youth Injury in Adventure and Extreme Sports

Research in Sports Medicine (RSM) - Volume 26, 2018 - Issue sup 1 Guest Editors: Dennis Caine and Read More about SPECIAL ISSUE – Epidemiology of Youth Injury in Adventure and Extreme Sports

CONGRESS – 3rd International Extreme Sports Medicine Congress

This symposium is directed toward Sports Medicine Specialists and Allied Health Professionals Read More about CONGRESS – 3rd International Extreme Sports Medicine Congress

PhD SUMMER SCHOOL- Extreme Sports Medicine & Engineering

  Politecnico di Milano University is hosting the first international summer school in Read More about PhD SUMMER SCHOOL- Extreme Sports Medicine & Engineering

BOOK – Extreme Sports Medicine

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

ACTIVITIES

FRONTIERS RESEARCH TOPIC – Psychology and Extreme Sports

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

RESEARCH PROJECT – Are there any specific traumas generated by sailing on foiling boats?

ExtremeSportMED, together with Foiling Week, has set up the first scientific project on Read More about RESEARCH PROJECT – Are there any specific traumas generated by sailing on foiling boats?

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.

Transformations through Proximity Flying: A Phenomenological Investigation

Participation in extreme sports has been linked to personal transformations in everyday life. Descriptions of lived experience resulting from transformative experiences are limited. Proximity flying, a relatively new discipline involving BASE jumping with a wingsuit where participants fly close to solid structures, is arguably one of the most extreme of extreme sports. The aim ofRead More about Transformations through Proximity Flying: A Phenomenological Investigation

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Pediatric and adolescent injury in skateboarding

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 a result skateboarding is banned inRead More about Pediatric and adolescent injury in skateboarding

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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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Pediatric and adolescent injury in skateboarding

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 a result skateboarding is banned inReadRead More about Pediatric and adolescent injury in skateboarding

Transformations through Proximity Flying: A Phenomenological Investigation

Participation in extreme sports has been linked to personal transformations in everyday life. Descriptions of lived experience resulting from transformative experiences are limited. Proximity flying, a relatively new discipline involving BASE jumping with a wingsuit where participants fly close to solid structures, is arguably one of the most extreme of extreme sports. The aim ofReadRead More about Transformations through Proximity Flying: A Phenomenological Investigation

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’

Chest Ultrasonography in Modern Day Extreme Settings: From Military Setting and Natural Disasters to Space Flights and Extreme Sports

Chest ultrasonography (CU) is a noninvasive imaging technique able to provide an immediate diagnosis of the underlying aetiology of acute respiratory failure and traumatic chest injuries. Given the great technologies, it is now possible to perform accurate CU in remote and adverse environments including the combat field, extreme sport settings, and environmental disasters, as wellRead More about Chest Ultrasonography in Modern Day Extreme Settings: From Military Setting and Natural Disasters to Space Flights 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.