The New Zealand rugby injury and performance project. VI. A prospective cohort study of risk factors for injury in rugby union football.

@article{Quarrie2001TheNZ,
  title={The New Zealand rugby injury and performance project. VI. A prospective cohort study of risk factors for injury in rugby union football.},
  author={Kenneth L Quarrie and Judy Alsop and Anna E. Waller and Yvonne N Bird and Stephen William Marshall and David John Chalmers},
  journal={British journal of sports medicine},
  year={2001},
  volume={35 3},
  pages={157-66}
}
OBJECTIVES Although the nature of rugby injury has been well documented, little is known about key risk factors. A prospective cohort study was undertaken to examine the association between potential risk factors and injury risk, measured both as an injury incidence rate and as a proportion of the playing season missed. The latter measure incorporates a measure of injury severity. METHODS A cohort of 258 male players (mean (SD) age 20.6 (3.7) years) were followed through a full competitive… CONTINUE READING

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