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Articles, news, and information about
inline skating safety plus some information
about quad roller skating safety and skateboarding safety.
Skating Safety and Etiquette
The inline skating tips and safety guidelines in this article will make your
skating experiences safe and fun.
Dangerous Skating Activities
Have you ever done any of these things while you were
skating? Find out why these are some of the most dangerous
things you can do on inline skates.
ICB and AAA Safe Skating Articles
These skating safety articles by the Inline Club of Boston
and the Autombile Association of America
are some the best resources on the subject.
How to Skate Safely in New York City
This article is one of the best sources for
city-skating safety tips (from the New York City
Skating Guide at Skatecity.com)
The Importance of Protective Gear
From Liz Miller:
A great percentage of next year's injuries could be prevented
if skaters wore protective gear." (from GetRolling.com)
Plan Your skate for Safety
From Liz Miller: "Experienced skaters have learned that one of the most
important aspects of in-line skating safety is to be prepared.
Before you start off for a skate, you must use your
head or you may end up with a crack in it."
(from Get Rolling.com)
Things You Shouldn't Do on Skates
An article by Swedish skater Johannes Keukelaar
Skitching is Dangerous
In this article Justin Anderson says skitching is dangerous
and that many people have died doing it
Safety Behavior of Inline Skaters
A Tufts University study by researchers J. Scott Osberg and
Sarah C. Stiles that observed the risk-taking behavior
and safety practices associated with urban inline skating
In-Line Skating Injury Prevention
1995 study by Richard A. Schieber and Christine M.
Branche-Dorsey published on the Web site of the
U.S. Center for Disease Control (from CDC.gov).
Bikes and Blades: The Safety Scene
A skating and cycling Web site created by
Tufts University researcher Scott Osberg (from Tufts.edu)
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