Roberts et al. – Epidemiology of knee injuries in English community rugby union

PDF Roberts_eposter_rsnlive16 – click to view AIM To establish the incidence and nature of knee time-loss injuries in English community rugby and to assess differences between different levels of play and between playing positions. METHODS Over 6 rugby seasons (2009-10 to 2014-15), medical staff from English community rugby union clubs reported information for match play knee injuries resulting in eight days or greater absence. RESULTS There was an overall incidence of 2.7 knee injuries per 1000 player match hours with an average severity of 10.7 weeks absence. There was no difference between semi-professional (3.1 95% CI 2.6-3.7), amateur (2.6 95% … Continue reading Roberts et al. – Epidemiology of knee injuries in English community rugby union