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Epidemiology of shoulder injuries in schoolboy rugby union in Ireland

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dc.contributor.author Leahy, Therese M.
dc.contributor.author Kenny, Ian C.
dc.contributor.author Campbell, Mark J.
dc.contributor.author Warrington, Giles D.
dc.contributor.author Cahalan, Róisin Máire
dc.contributor.author Harrison, Andrew J.
dc.contributor.author Lyons, Mark
dc.contributor.author Glynn, Liam G.
dc.contributor.author O'Sullivan, Kieran
dc.contributor.author Purtill, Helen
dc.contributor.author Comyns, Thomas M.
dc.date.accessioned 2021-09-10T09:43:52Z
dc.date.available 2021-09-10T09:43:52Z
dc.date.issued 2021
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/10563
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract Background: The shoulder has been reported as a frequent location of injury in adult professional and amateur rugby, with match injury incidence rates ranging from 1.8 to 3 per 1000 player-hours (h). An increased understanding of the incidence and mechanism of shoulder injuries in school rugby players is vital to establish effective injury preventive strategies and advise on appropriate rehabilitation. Purpose: To describe the incidence, nature, and severity of shoulder injuries in schoolboy rugby in Ireland. Study Design: Descriptive epidemiology study. Methods: Injury surveillance was carried out for Senior Cup teams across two seasons (N ¼ 665 players aged 17-19 years) in Ireland from 2018 to 2020. Match and training injury data were recorded using an online system by trained nominated injury recorders. Match exposure was also recorded en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher SAGE en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries The Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine;9(8), 23259671211023431
dc.subject shoulder injuries en_US
dc.subject school rugby en_US
dc.title Epidemiology of shoulder injuries in schoolboy rugby union in Ireland en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.identifier.doi 10.1177/23259671211023431
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US
dc.internal.rssid 2989293


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