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w4rriorz1980
Professional Rugby Injury Surveillance Project
w4rriorz1980 (IP Logged)
09 January, 2019 21:15
- Fewer injuries,but injuries are a greater severity.

- Fewer concussions,but greater severity.

-52% of all match injuries are associated with the
tackle

-Concussion accounts for 37% of injuries to the
tackler.

-ON AVERAGE AN INJURY LASTS NINE DAYS
LONGER IF SUSTAINED ON ARTIFICIAL TURF.

-MORE INJURIES MADE TO LOWER LIMBS ON
ARTIFICIAL TURF.

-'More significant changes to the game might be
needed.' - Simon Kemp,RFU Medical Services Director.

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Edited 3 time(s). Last edit at 09/01/2019 21:34 by w4rriorz1980.

 
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Re: Professional Rugby Injury Surveillance Project
West Brom Warrior (IP Logged)
10 January, 2019 09:34
Quote:
w4rriorz1980
- Fewer injuries,but injuries are a greater severity.

-Concussion accounts for 37% of injuries to the
tackler.




Coaches best start teaching the correct technique to tackle then rather than stick yourself in the way of an 18 stone man running quickly directly at you.


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