- West-Japanese Society of Orthopedics & Traumatology
- 整形外科と災害外科 (ISSN:00371033)
- vol.4, no.1, pp.22-24, 1954
Author experienced last three years ninety-six injuries of bicycle race champions, in kokura including 37 bruises, 25 cerebral concussions, 19 fractures, 8 contusions, 5 abrasions, and 2 other cases. Among 20 fractures, fifteen were clavicles, one was the re-fractures in the same part, and one thrice in the same part.<br>Age; fifty-six cases are found, especially in 21 to 25 year-old champions, and next to them come 16 to 20.<br>Seasons, many injuries occured in winter and a few in autumn.<br>There was no death case.<br>In the final races or grand races, the injuries are comparatively rare, for the best grade champions take part in it.<br>Recently the injured and patients who go to hospital in the race have decreased than before.