FOOTBALL TURNS TO RUGBY FOR TACKLING SAFETY MEASURES
September 11th, 2017
With the NFL still grappling with the long-term impact of concussions, some American football programs are turning to lessons from rugby to help prevent injuries. Could rugby-style tackling be the key to making the sport safer? What Safety Lessons can Football Learn from Rugby?
Dr. Victor Lopez Jr, Executive Director of the Rugby Research and Injury Prevention Group, and Mr Kent Oszmanski, Performance Rep, Rhino Rugby USA, discuss with Fox Producers, Mr Sean Conlon & Mr Gabe Nazario, their opinions on the potential impact of the rugby tackle to have injury preventive measures, due to rugby’s lack of use of external safety gear.
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