oa South African Journal of Sports Medicine - Sports safety: Sources of injury in soccer and rugby differ

Volume 3, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1015-5163
  • E-ISSN: 2078-516X



Much has been written and said recently about the problems of rugby injuries. The extent of the problem is revealed by a comparison with injuries incurred during soccer matches which are shown to be less serious. A review of the literature also demonstrates differing sites of injury.

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