MECHANISMS FOR TRICEPS SURAE INJURY IN HIGH PERFORMANCE FRONT ROW RUGBY UNION PLAYERS: A KINEMATIC ANALYSIS OF SCRUMMAGING DRILLS

Article, Other literature type English OPEN
Carol A. Flavell; Mark G. L. Sayers; Susan J. Gordon; James B. Lee;
(2013)
  • Publisher: University of Uludag
  • Journal: Journal of Sports Science and Medicine (issn: 1303-2968)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3761761
  • Subject: GV557-1198.995 | Research Article | Sports | injuries | Rugby | kinematics | athletes | Sports medicine | RC1200-1245
    mesheuropmc: human activities

The front row of a rugby union scrum consists of three players. The loose head prop, hooker and tight head prop. The objective of this study was to determine if known biomechanical risk factors for triceps surae muscle injury are exhibited in the lower limb of front row... View more
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