Research Articles

USA Women's Rugby Sevens Contact Injury Risk Factors

Authors: Christian Victoria, Victor Lopez, Jr, Richard Ma, Meryle G. Weinstein, Patria A. Hume, Robert C. Cantu, Samuel Y. Haleem, Jessica F. Delallo and Answorth A. Allen

Excerpt: The purpose of the study was to identify the rates and causes of contact injuries in U.S. women’s Rugby-7s tournament players (2010-2015)

BIOMECHANICAL CONTACT INJURY INFLUENCES IN USA MENS RUGBY-7S

Authors: Victor Lopez, Jr., Richard Ma, Meryle G. Weinstein, Patria A. Hume, Robert C. Cantu, Christian Victoria, Samuel Y. Haleem, Jessica F. Delallo and Answorth A. Allen

Excerpt: The aim of this study was to prospectively report injury incidence and contact mechanisms in U.S. men’s under-19 to elite Rugby-7s players (2010-2015)

Injury Profile Of Time-loss Injuries In Non-elite/community U.S. Rugby-7s Tournament Players

Authors: Richard Ma, Victor Lopez Jr, Christian Victoria, Meryle G. Weinstein, Tony Locrotondo, Jessica F. Delallo, Sarah K. Piebes SK, and Answorth A. Allen.

Injuries in Elite U.S. Rugby 7s Tournament Players over 4 years: Time Loss and Medical Attention

Authors: Victor Lopez Jr, Richard Ma, Meryle G. Weinstein, Christian Victoria, Kevin R. Wade, Jake Marshall, and Answorth A. Allen.

Injury Profile of American Women's Rugby-7s

Authors: Richard Ma, Victor Lopez Jr, Meryle G. Weinstein, James L. Chen, Christopher M. Black, Arun T. Gupta, Justin D. Harbst, Christian Victoria, and Answorth A. Allen.

Excerpt: The objective of this study is to determine incidence (injuries/1000 playing hours (ph)), severity (days of absence), and cause of match injuries in US women's Rugby-7s.

Concussive Injuries in Rugby 7s: An American Experience and Current Review.

Authors: Victor Lopez Jr, Richard Ma, Meryle G. Weinstein, Robert C. Cantu, Laurel S.D. Myers-Beauregard, Nisha S. Nadkar, Christian Victoria, Answorth A. Allen.

Excerpt: There is a comparative lack of concussion incidence data on the new Olympic sport Rugby 7s. This study aimed to determine the incidence (number of concussions per 1000 playing hours [ph])...

An American Experience with a New Olympic Collision Sport: Rugby Sevens

Authors: Victor Lopez Jr., Richard Ma, Meryle G. Weinstein, James L. Chen, Christopher M. Black, Arun T. Gupta, Erica D. Marcano, and Answorth A. Allen

Excerpt: Rugby Sevens is a future Olympic collision sport that is played globally with a high incidence of injury. The sport is growing exponentially in the...

Costal cartilage fractures and disruptions in a rugby football player.

Authors: Victor Lopez Jr, Richard Ma, Xinning Li, John Steele and Answorth A. Allen.

Profile of an American amateur rugby union sevens series.

Authors: Victor Lopez Jr, Gregory J. Galano, Christopher M. Black, Arun T. Gupta, Douglas E. James, Kristen M. Kelleher, and Answorth A. Allen.

Excerpt: To investigate the injury rate, injury type, and nature of injuries sustained in an amateur American rugby union sevens tournament series.