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Tackle-related injury rates and nature of injuries in South African Youth Week tournament rugby union players (under-13 to under-18): an observational cohort study

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  • Nicholas Burger Faculty of Health Sciences, UCT/MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Mike I Lambert Faculty of Health Sciences, UCT/MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Wayne Viljoen South African Rugby Union (SARU), Cape Town, South Africa PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • James C Brown Faculty of Health Sciences, UCT/MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South AfricaDepartment of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Clint Readhead South African Rugby Union (SARU), Cape Town, South Africa PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Sharief Hendricks Faculty of Health Sciences, UCT/MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Nicholas Burger; nicholas.burger{at}uct.ac.za
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Burger N, Lambert MI, Viljoen W, et al
Tackle-related injury rates and nature of injuries in South African Youth Week tournament rugby union players (under-13 to under-18): an observational cohort study

Publication history

  • Received April 26, 2014
  • Revised July 15, 2014
  • Accepted July 24, 2014
  • First published August 12, 2014.
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August 12, 2014

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