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What are some common snowboarding injuries?

Common injuries that occur from snowboarding are upper-body injuries. Wrist fractures and sprains are the most common. The head, face, neck, shoulder and back are also commonly injured. (This answer provided for NATA by the California University of Pennsylvania Athletic Training Education Program.)

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