The purpose of the study was to identify the rates and causes of contact injuries in U.S. women’s Rugby-7s tournament players (2010-2015) and present guidelines for injury prevention to reduce the risk of injury in this emerging female contact-sport athlete. Data were captured using the Rugby Injury Survey & Evaluation (RISE) methodology. Contact injuries were frequent over the study period (direct=56%; indirect=38%, unknown=6%). Contact injuries overall were similar among positions (p
Victoria, Christian; Lopez, Victor Jr.; Ma, Richard; Weinstein, Meryle G.; Hume, Patria A.; Cantu, Robert C.; Haleem, Samuel Y.; Delallo, Jessica F.; and Allen, Answorth A.
"USA WOMENS RUGBY SEVENS CONTACT INJURY RISK FACTORS,"
ISBS Proceedings Archive: Vol. 36
, Article 127.
Available at: https://commons.nmu.edu/isbs/vol36/iss1/127