Lookup NU author(s): Adam White,
Professor Eric Anderson,
Professor Allyson Pollock
This is the authors' accepted manuscript of an editorial that has been published in its final definitive form by B M J Group, 2019.
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All efforts to reduce injuries in school rugby are welcome and the cluster randomised controlled trial by Hislop and colleagues deserves attention. Here, the authors presented a preactivity exercise programme that trained strength, agility and balance, with reductions in time-loss injuries and concussions claimed. Yet we highlight fiveprimary concerns that arise from this study, which are particularly important given that the programme is now being implemented nationally.
Author(s): White AJ, Batten J, Kirkwood G, Anderson E, Pollock AM
Publication type: Editorial
Publication status: Published
Journal: British Journal of Sports Medicine
Print publication date: 01/05/2019
Online publication date: 16/04/2018
Acceptance date: 02/04/2018
ISSN (print): 0306-3674
ISSN (electronic): 1473-0480
Publisher: B M J Group