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Hospital Bamberg is in Search of Climbers for a Study: Accident Risk in Sport Climbing

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The Hospital Bamberg is Searching for Climbers for a Qualitative Research of the Accident Risk in Sport Climbing.

11/08/12: Bamberg, Germany: The sport medical section of the hospital for orthopedic and accident surgery Bamberg is in search of sport climbers answering 4 periodical surveys regarding their accidents and injuries caused by their sport for a study with a time frame of 2 years. The hospital is asking for as many participants as possible to gain better information about injuries, causes for accidents and strategies to avoid these.


The sport medical section of the hospital has done in the past such a survey but not in accompanying way over a longer time. The study has the aim to answer the question of the potential risks in sport climbing.

Commonly appraisals of the sport rock climbing as a dangerous sport have not been proved by the hitherto existing data. It is now necessary to proof this data in sport climbing.

Those who are interested in taking part in the survey in interest of appraisals for climbers, trainers, and medics, please use the following link. After an initial registration you get participant and get the survey form.

Direct link for the registration: https://www.soscisurvey.de/studie_sportklettern/?q=01

Further information of the hospital Bamberg.

We are pleased to support the study and the hospital Bamberg on this way, especially as sport medical base of the DAV and especially Dr. Schöffl and Mr. Hartmann in their effort and are excited to hear of the results.

We will report about provisional and end results of the study for sure.


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