Jens Lykkegaard Olesen & Finn Johannsen:
Medical risks in extreme sports
Ugeskr Læger 2019;181:V11180786
The boundaries for what is characterised as extreme sport are constantly expanding, and the activities are becoming more and more strenuous with medical hazards for the athletes. This review is a description of: 1) athletes‘ most common medical risks and 2) a series of precautions.