Traumatic injuries

Injuries are the most common health problem during vacation and their prevention is important. Increased risk of accidents during travel and holidays is caused by several circumstances. These include reduced attention during the vacation, movement in an unfamiliar environment, unusual activities and sports, the changes in the movement regimen and overestimation of one’s real potential, e.g. during hiking or swimming, sometimes non-disciplined behaviour or excess of alcohol. Injuries are the most common health problem during vacation and their prevention is important.