Mouth Guards for the Prevention of Injuries in Contact Sports

@article{Kerr1986MouthGF,
  title={Mouth Guards for the Prevention of Injuries in Contact Sports},
  author={I L Kerr},
  journal={Sports Medicine},
  year={1986},
  volume={3},
  pages={415-427}
}
  • I. Kerr
  • Published 1 November 1986
  • Medicine
  • Sports Medicine
SummaryThere has been a significant increase in the number of individuals participating in contact sports. As a result, every effort must be made to provide the athletes with protection against mouth injuries. In this review the use, construction and benefits of mouthguards in all sports has been described. There is unanimous opinion attesting to the benefits of such protective drrices and in those sports where the athlete is required to wear a mouth-guard, a dramatic decrease in the number and… 
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