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Sports Injuries

07/02/2018
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Concussion – If in doubt, sit them out

TweetSport plays a key role in keeping us fit and healthy, with team sports providing a host of additional benefits including social interaction and, instilling discipline and teamwork in young people. As with in life in general, however, accidents and collisions can occur in contact sports – with head injuries commonplace in sports such as football, rugby, hockey and many others. And while rules are in place in such sports to protect players from head injuries, collisions are inevitable in contact sports. It is vital that all who participate in... Read More

09/01/2017

Most Common Rugby Injuries

Tweet It is not surprising that approximately 1 in 4 rugby players will be injured during the season. With each player performing on average 20- 40 tackles per match. Neck injuries being all too common, it is estimated that up to 25% of these are caused when players of differing levels of experience tackle. There are particular traits that are identified to increase risk factors for rugby injuries, being part of a lower ranked or less skilled team within a division, playing a forward position, being tackled, and at the... Read More