Tackling Rugby

Tackling Rugby

What Every Parent Should Know About Injuries

Book - 2014
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Every week young children are hospitalized on the playing fields of Britain. Yet the subject is rarely investigated, nor is there any concerted attempt to work out how to make sport safer. Using meticulous, peerreviewed research, the book sets out the true risks associated with the sport, raising uncomfortable questions for politicians and the educational authorities. Would parents be so willing to let their children play rugby if they knew that the average risk of serious injury over the course of a season could be at least 17 percent, or nearly one in six?
Publisher: London :, Verso,, 2014.
Branch Call Number: 617.1027 POL
Characteristics: 212 pages :,illustrations ;,20 cm.

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