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Indoor rock climbing: who gets injured?
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    • D M Wright
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    Thanks to David Humphries for his comments on our paper. We agree that our respondents may have overestimated the time they spent leading and bouldering (L&B) in comparison with top-roping (TR), though if this is the case we should ask why. Bravado, perhaps wishing to appear bolder than they actually are, or memory error seem the most likely explanations. Memory error, resulting...

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    Dear Editor,

    Firstly thanks to the authors for adding some valuable information to the under researched area of indoor climbing injuries (particularly given the popularity of this activity world wide).

    Whilst I have no doubt that many of your participants put leading or bouldering as the activity which they spent most time doing whilst in the gym I would have significant doubts that that is actually the case, p...

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