Each year more than 200,000 people in Austria need medical care due to injuries sustained during sports or recreational activities. In the majority of cases poor physical condition and a false perception of one's own skills lead to otherwise avoidable accidents.
The KFV conducts in-depth research and operates the leisure accident database, a unique tool within Austria, bringing together all relevant statistical sources and our own data. It provides an Austrian-wide overview of injuries sustained during sports or recreational activities and is applicable to the development of new prevention measures. In doing so, the KFV pays special attention to particularly vulnerable groups such as children.
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