DR. LOPEZ & DR. MA SHARE THEIR INSIGHTS AT THE 2019 INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF BIOMECHANICS IN SPORT
July 25th, 2019
Dr. Victor Lopez Jr, and Dr. Richard Ma, board members of the Rugby Research and Injury Prevention Group, affiliated with Hospital for Special Surgery, Research Associates with Auckland University of Technology Sports Performance Research Institute New Zealand, and members of the Rugby Codes Research Group, have the honor to be invited to present for the second-year, at the 37th International Society Conference on Biomechanics in Sports 2019, at Miami University, Oxford Ohio, on the USA North American Rugby-7s RISERugby injury surveillance project and its injury preventive-potential data with topics relevant to the growth of rugby in the Americas, which may have implications globally.
Dr. Lopez’s presentation was on “The Prevalence and Cause of Non-Contact Injury Mechanisms in U.S. Men’s Rugby-7s”, while Dr. Ma focused on “The Incidence and Nature of Non-Contact Injuries in U.S. Women’s Rugby-7s”. Both wanted to advance their endeavors in understanding and helping the U.S. cohort of developing rugby players.
The annual International Conference on Biomechanics in Sport allows for the presentation of academic research in Sport Biomechanics. The society itself is filled with members from all over the globe, with a common desire to understand the relation between human movement and its applications to sport biomechanics. Facilitating knowledge exchange in this topic is what this conference aims for, by allowing delegates to experience state-of-the-art educational and applied programs, while viewing the beauty of Ohio.
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