Should football players wear custom fitted mouthguards ?

  title={Should football players wear custom fitted mouthguards ?},
  author={Rim Braham and Aspen Mcintosh and Paul McCrory and Rory Wolfe},
Objective: Head/orofacial (H/O) injuries are common in Australian rules football. Mouthguards are widely promoted to prevent these injuries, in spite of the lack of formal evidence for their effectiveness. Design: The Australian football injury prevention project was a cluster randomized controlled trial to evaluate the effectiveness of mouthguards for preventing H/O injuries in these players. Setting and subjects: Twenty three teams (301 players) were recruited from the largest community… CONTINUE READING