Winter sports safety: Preparation is key

January 20, 2013 in Medicine & Health / Health
Winter sports safety: preparation is key
Orthopedic surgeons offer tips for cold-weather workouts.

(HealthDay)—The outdoor winter sports season is in full swing, which means it's a good time to remind people about winter sports safety tips, says the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

"As with all sports, there are numerous things to consider before getting in the game. Winter sports are no different," orthopedic surgeon and AAOS spokesperson Dr. Anand Murthi said in an academy news release.

The AAOS offers the following general winter sports safety advice:

More information: The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission offers more winter sports safety tips.

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"Winter sports safety: Preparation is key" January 20, 2013