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The design, development, implementation and evaluation of IRISweb; a rugby-specific web-based injury surveillance system

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dc.contributor.author Yeomans, Caithríona
dc.contributor.author Kenny, Ian C.
dc.contributor.author Cahalan, Róisin Máire
dc.contributor.author Warrington, Giles D.
dc.contributor.author Harrison, Andrew J.
dc.contributor.author Hayes, Kevin
dc.contributor.author Lyons, Mark
dc.contributor.author Campbell, Mark J.
dc.contributor.author Glynn, Liam G.
dc.contributor.author Comyns, Thomas M.
dc.date.accessioned 2021-03-24T15:12:26Z
dc.date.available 2021-03-24T15:12:26Z
dc.date.issued 2019
dc.identifier.citation Yeomans, C;Kenny, IC;Cahalan, R;Warrington, GD;Harrison, AJ;Hayes, K;Lyons, M;Campbell, MJ;Glynn, LG;Comyns, TM (2019) 'The design, development, implementation and evaluation of IRISweb; A rugby-specific web-based injury surveillance system'. Physical Therapy In Sport, 35 :79-88. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1466-853X
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/9915
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract Objectives: To describe the development, implementation and evaluation of a comprehensive injury surveillance system.Design: The four phases;i) A survey of 58 medical professionals working in amateur rugby.ii) The design of a web-based injury surveillance system (IRISweb).iii) Recruitment of 21 of the top 58 amateur clubs to use IRISweb.iv) An evaluation survey of the 21 participating clubs.Setting: Irish amateur rugby clubs.Participants: Medical professionals working in amateur rugby.Main outcome measures: Phase one investigated the injury monitoring practices in operation prior to the IRIS project. Phase four investigated the effectiveness and usefulness of IRISweb.Results: Twenty-one clubs were recruited, however 2 clubs failed to provide a full season of data (10% dropout rate). Eighty-two percent of the remaining 19 clubs rated IRISweb as 'good' or 'very good'. Facilitators of injury surveillance were; increased player adherence (65%) and notifications to update the system (59%), however, poor player adherence (71%) and medical staff availability (24%) were the main barriers.Conclusions: The IRIS project is the first prospective long-term injury surveillance system in Irish amateur rugby, effectively tracking injuries to guide future evidence-based injury prevention strategies. This study highlights facilitators and barriers to injury surveillance within amateur sport. (C) 2018 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Elsevier en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Physical Therapy in Sport;35, pp. 79-88
dc.rights This is the author’s version of a work that was accepted for publication in Physical Therapy in Sport. Changes resulting from the publishing process, such as peer review, editing, corrections, structural formatting, and other quality control mechanisms may not be reflected in this document. Changes may have been made to this work since it was submitted for publication. A definitive version was subsequently published in Physical Therapy in Sport Volume 35, January 2019, Pages 79-88 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ptsp.2018.11.007 en_US
dc.subject sport en_US
dc.subject injury surveillance en_US
dc.subject injury prevention en_US
dc.subject monitoring en_US
dc.title The design, development, implementation and evaluation of IRISweb; a rugby-specific web-based injury surveillance system 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.date.updated 2021-03-24T15:02:51Z
dc.description.version ACCEPTED
dc.identifier.doi 10.1016/j.ptsp.2018.11.007
dc.contributor.sponsor Irish Rugby Injury Surveillance en_US
dc.contributor.sponsor Irish Rugby Football Union en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US
dc.internal.rssid 2870356
dc.internal.copyrightchecked Yes
dc.identifier.journaltitle Physical Therapy In Sport
dc.description.status peer-reviewed


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