oa South African Journal of Sports Medicine - Editorial comment: Safety in rugby
|Article Title||Editorial comment: Safety in rugby|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Journal of Sports Medicine|
|Publication Date||Jun 1988|
|Pages||2 - 3|
|Keyword(s)||Charges of assault, Coaching, Dislocation of the cervical spine, First Aid officials, Foulplay, Fracture, High tackle, Neck injury and Scrum|
Rugby is a collision sport. This means that the very nature of the game predisposes to injury and sometimes serious injury. Statistically it has been shown that serious injury is fortunately uncommon.
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