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Fell walking injuries in Cumbria: a review.
  1. A Goel,
  2. A K Addison
  1. West Cumberland Hospital, Whitehaven, Cumbria, UK.


    An analysis of injuries sustained during fell walking in Cumbria and seen at the West Cumberland Hospital over a 3-year period is presented. There were 90 patients, including 19 multiple injuries and four deaths. This report focuses attention on the seriousness and magnitude of injuries associated with a pastime often thought to be harmless and risk-free.

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