Therefore, the aim of this study was to evaluate if there are differences in the SS-domains between alpine skiers, snowboarders or ski tourers.
Chi-square tests were used to compare alpine skiers, snow boarders and ski tourers regarding age categories, sex, skill-level, risk-taking and accidents.
Accidents were significantly more frequent in snowboarders compared with alpine skiers and ski tourers as well as in alpine skiers compared with ski tourers.
Kruskal-Wallis tests revealed a significantly higher total score of the SSS-V for snowboarders in comparison to alpine skiers and ski tourers; total score was also found to be higher in ski tourers compared to alpine skiers.
05 for boredom susceptibility)]; in ski tourers only the dimension thrill and adventure seeking was related to skiing ability (r = 0.
The aim of this study was to evaluate if there are differences in sensation seeking operationalized by the SSS-V between alpine skiers, snowboarders or ski tourers.
There are all kinds of people here--ski clubs training on the slalom runs; children learning with their parents; freestyle skiers doing acrobatics in the air; snow sports enthusiasts enjoying the early season skiing; and ski tourers
slowly ascending the slopes.