Posts Tagged ‘sports injuries’

Study reveals high number of spinal fractures in rugby players

Professional rugby players have a higher risk of fractures to the spine than previously recognised, research by academics at Leeds Metropolitan University has revealed. The study, the first of its kind, assessed professional players from both codes of rugby and found abnormal levels of fractures, potentially reflecting the impact of repeated collisions over time, suggesting […]

How to protect yourself from career threatening sports injuries

Playing sports is one of the most enjoyable ways to keep fit. When you’re in the middle of a game or race, you’re not worried about how many minutes you’re running or how many reps you need to complete, you’re just having fun. Another thing that you’re probably not thinking about is that a career […]