A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Concussion in Rugby Union

  title={A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Concussion in Rugby Union},
  author={A. Gardner and G. Iverson and W. H. Williams and S. Baker and P. Stanwell},
  journal={Sports Medicine},
  • A. Gardner, G. Iverson, +2 authors P. Stanwell
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine
  • Sports Medicine
  • BackgroundRugby Union, a popular full-contact sport played throughout the world, has one of the highest rates of concussion of all full-contact sports.ObjectiveThe aim of the current review was to systematically evaluate the available evidence on concussion in Rugby Union and to conduct a meta-analysis of findings regarding the incidence of concussion.MethodsArticles were retrieved via a number of online databases. The current review examined all articles published in English up to May 2014… CONTINUE READING
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