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Study shows beaches in South Jersey, elsewhere can be full of risks

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Aydin Arici, 32 of Mount Laurel rides a wave at New Jersey Ave beach in Atlantic City Saturday, July 27, 2013. A University of Delaware study looking into beach injuries has made a correlation between dangerous shore breaks and spinal/neck injuries. The recent beach restoration projects may have contributed to the dangerous beach breaks. Men in their early 30s are most prone to be injured

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A study by researchers in Delaware on beach injuries is finding human behavior is a key factor, but they also are looking into environmental conditions, including beach replenishment, to see if they can find any important links.

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Edward Lea

Aydin Arici, 32 of Mount Laurel rides a wave at New Jersey Ave beach in Atlantic City Saturday, July 27, 2013. A University of Delaware study looking into beach injuries has made a correlation between dangerous shore breaks and spinal/neck injuries. The recent beach restoration projects may have contributed to the dangerous beach breaks. Men in their early 30s are most prone to be injured