Injuries in the New Zealand semi-professional rugby league competition
King, Doug A. and Gabbett, Timothy James. (2009) Injuries in the New Zealand semi-professional rugby league competition. New Zealand Journal of Sports Medicine. 36(1), pp. 6 - 15.
|Authors||King, Doug A. and Gabbett, Timothy James|
The article discusses a study of injuries suffered by athletes in the 2005 New Zealand semi-professional rugby league competition, the Bartercard Cup. It reveals the number of injuries that occurred during 136 matches, noting that the shoulder was the single most common injury site. Charts are presented which show injury statistics per month for rate, man hours, player appearances and per minutes played, as well as player position injury incidences.
|Keywords||injury incidence; rugby league; semi-professional|
|Journal||New Zealand Journal of Sports Medicine|
|Journal citation||36 (1), pp. 6 - 15|
|Publisher||Sports Medicine New Zealand, Inc.|
|Page range||6 - 15|
|Research Group||Sports Performance, Recovery, Injury and New Technologies (SPRINT) Research Centre|
|Place of publication||New Zealand|
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