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Paediatric fractures sustained in Parkour (free running)

      According to its founders Parkour is the art of moving fluidly from one part of the environment to another. It may also be known as: the art of movement, free running, urban-running or obstacle coursing. Parkour consists of finding new and potentially dangerous ways to traverse the city landscape. The activity is a way of using obstacles in one's path in order to perform jumps and acrobatics. It involves the scaling of walls, roof-running and leaping from building to building.
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