Table 1: Demographic information for the 75 study participants collected during the first season at five snowsport resorts in Western Canada. Data are presented as mean ± SD or as a percentage of the number of volunteers.

PatrollersInstructorsLift operators

Age  yrs  yrs  yrs
% Males84%54 %78%
% Smokers
% Skiers80%56%43%
% Telemark20%0%0%
% Snowboard0%39%47%
% Both board and ski0%4%13%
Years of experience  yrs  yrs  yrs
Participates in recreational physical activity72%46%33%
% Body fat
 Females %