Injuries sustained by high school rugby players in the United States, 2005-2006.

@article{Collins2008InjuriesSB,
  title={Injuries sustained by high school rugby players in the United States, 2005-2006.},
  author={Christy L Collins and Lyle Joseph Micheli and Ellen Elizabeth Yard and Rae Dawn Comstock},
  journal={Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={162 1},
  pages={
          49-54
        }
}
OBJECTIVES To describe the incidence and characteristics of injuries among US high school rugby players and to identify possible injury risk factors. DESIGN Descriptive epidemiological study. SETTING The 2005 and 2006 US high school rugby seasons. PARTICIPANTS A convenience sample of 121 boys' and girls' US high school rugby clubs. Main Exposures Exposure to playing rugby. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Incidence, characteristics, and risk factors of rugby injuries. RESULTS Enrolled clubs… CONTINUE READING

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