Prevalence of and attitudes about concussion in Irish schools' rugby union players.


BACKGROUND Youth rugby players represent 45.2% (N = 69,472) of the Irish rugby union playing population. The risk and consequences of concussion injury are of particular concern in these young athletes, but limited epidemiological data exists. This study investigated annual and lifetime prevalence of concussion in an Irish schoolboy rugby union cohort… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/josh.12219