Knee injuries in women collegiate rugby players.

  title={Knee injuries in women collegiate rugby players.},
  author={Andrew Levy and M J Wetzler and Mark D Lewars and William S. Laughlin},
  journal={The American journal of sports medicine},
  volume={25 3},
We evaluated the prevalence and patterns of knee injuries in 810 women collegiate rugby players. Injuries that resulted in players missing at least one game were recorded and a questionnaire was used to delineate players' rugby and knee injury history. There were 76 total knee injuries in 58,296 exposures. This resulted in a 1.3 knee injury rate per 1000 exposures. Twenty-one anterior cruciate ligament tears were reported for a 0.36 incidence per 1000 exposures. Other injuries included meniscal… CONTINUE READING
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