Investigating the Mechanisms of Cervical Spine Injury in Rugby Union

Project: UK charity

Project Details

Description

Rugby Football Union Injured Players Foundation funded project
Short title£120,400
StatusFinished
Effective start/end date1/06/1330/04/17

Funding

  • RFU Injured Players Foundation
  • RFU Injured Players Foundation
  • RFU Injured Players Foundation

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  • Research Output

    Estimation of cervical spine internal loads with the use of validated bushing elements for sport collisions. Application in the analysis of head impacts in rugby contact events

    Silvestros, P., Preatoni, E., Gill, R., Gheduzzi, S., Agostinho Hernandez, B., Holsgrove, T. & Cazzola, D., 2018, Abstract Book of the 8th World Congress of Biomechanics. Dublin, Ireland, 2 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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    A downward head posture leads to higher cervical spine loading during head-first impacts in simulated rugby tackles

    Seminati, E., Preatoni, E., Trewartha, G., Stokes, K., Williams, S. & Cazzola, D., 15 Mar 2017, (Acceptance date) In : British Journal of Sports Medicine. 51, 4, p. 385-386

    Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

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    Biomechanical loads in rugby union tackling are affected by tackle direction and impact shoulder

    Seminati, E., Cazzola, D., Trewartha, G., Williams, S. & Preatoni, E., 3 Apr 2017, (Acceptance date) Proceedings of the 35th International Conference on Biomechanics in Sports (2017) Cologne, Germany, June 13-18, 2017. Vol. 1. p. 540 - 543 4 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution