oa South African Journal of Sports Medicine - Concussion in rugby

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



Rugby injuries have increased in the last fifteen years, and judging from the latest statistics, this trend does not appear to be abating. Concussion is a common injury in contact sports, such as rugby However, the degree of seriousness and the long term effects of such an injury, are not only dictated by the trauma but also by the coaches and referees.

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