Investigating the Mechanisms of Cervical Spine Injury in Rugby Union

Project: UK charity

Project Details

Effective start/end date1/06/1331/08/16


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

Research Output

  • 6 Conference contribution
  • 3 Commissioned report
  • 3 Article
  • 1 Paper

A “head-down” position increases cervical spine loading in head first impacts: a combined in-vitro and in-silico approach

Seminati, E., Preatoni, E., Trewartha, G., Wallbaum, A. & Cazzola, D., 24 Mar 2017, Abstract Book of the 26th Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics, Brisbane (Aus), July 23-27, 2017. 1 p.

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

Open Access
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Cervical spine injuries: a whole-body musculoskeletal model for the analysis of spinal loading

Cazzola, D., Holsgrove, T. P., Preatoni, E., Gill, H. S. & Trewartha, G., 4 Jan 2017, In : PLoS ONE. 12, 1, p. 1-24 24 p., e0169329.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
  • 20 Citations (Scopus)

    Cervical spine injury mechanism analysis in Rugby Union: Phase 3 report

    Trewartha, G., Preatoni, E., Stokes, K., Cazzola, D., Seminati, E., Gill, R., Miles, T., Gheduzzi, S. & Mahmoodi, P., 29 Jul 2016, University of Bath. 154 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report