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oa South African Medical Journal - Crashing the rugby scrum - an avoidable cause of cervical spinal injury - case reports

 

Abstract

Deliberate crashing of the opposing packs prior to a rugby scrum is an illegal but commonly practised manoeuvre which can lead to abnormal flexion forces being applied to players in the front row, with resultant cervical spine and spinal cord injury.

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1982-06-01
2016-12-02
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