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A retrospective analysis of hamstring injuries in elite rugby athletes: More severe injuries are likely to occur at the distal myofascial junction

Kenneally-Dabrowski, Claire; Serpell, Benjamin G; Spratford, Wayne; Lai, Adrian; Field, Byron; Brown, Nicholas A. T.; Thomson, Malcolm; Perriman, Diana


Objectives To describe the most common hamstring injury scenarios and outcomes in elite rugby union. Design Retrospective investigation. Setting Hamstring injury data from an elite rugby union team was collected over five seasons and retrospectively analysed. Participants 74 professional rugby players. Main outcome measures Injuries were classified as new or recurrent. Injury severity, activity, player position, and whether the injury occurred during a match or training was...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
Source: Physical Therapy in Sport
DOI: 10.1016/j.ptsp.2019.05.009


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