Original paper

Reducing musculoskeletal injury and concussion risk in schoolboy rugby players with a pre-activity movement control exercise programme: a cluster randomised controlled trial

Volume: 51, Issue: 15, Pages: 1140 - 1146
Published: May 17, 2017
Abstract

Background

Injury risk in youth rugby has received much attention, highlighting the importance of establishing evidence-based injury reduction strategies.

Aim

To determine the efficacy of a movement control exercise programme in reducing injuries in youth rugby players and to investigate the effect of programme dose on injury measures.

Methods

In a cluster-randomised controlled trial, 40 independent schools (118 teams,...
Paper Details
Title
Reducing musculoskeletal injury and concussion risk in schoolboy rugby players with a pre-activity movement control exercise programme: a cluster randomised controlled trial
Published Date
May 17, 2017
Volume
51
Issue
15
Pages
1140 - 1146
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