oa South African Journal of Sports Medicine - Safety in collision sports: Prevention of rugby injuries
|Article Title||Safety in collision sports: Prevention of rugby injuries|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Journal of Sports Medicine|
|Publication Date||Feb 2002|
|Pages||12 - 14|
|Keyword(s)||Boots, Cardiovascular fitness, Collapsing of the scrum, Dirty play, Gum guard, Knee-braces, Laxity of ligaments, Meniscus, Neck harness, Protective equipment, Revolving stud plates, Shoulder pads, Strapping and Tacling techniques|
Rugby can be regarded as a collision sport and injuries, as in other collision sports such as rugby league, grid-iron football, Australian rules football and soccer, are unfortunately part of the game.
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