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Ski Fitness & Preparation Tips from La Tania’s Doctor Aude
La Tania now boasts an excellent all year round, advanced Medical Centre facility situated in the building next to the lift pass office at the base of the La Tania gondola. Further Information Here
Our resident doctor, Dr Aude Joncquiert-Latarjet shares some fitness and preparation tips for the upcoming season – Courchevel lifts open in less than a month’s time!
In France, 16,000 anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) ruptures occur each year on the ski slopes, with Women, who represent 36% of French skiers, 3.5 times more likely to be injured than men. Knee sprain represents the main trauma in female skiers and the incidence increases after the age of 40.
Failure of physical preparation is one of the main root causes of ACL.