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  • Common neuromusculoskeletal injuries amongst rock climbers in the Western Cape 

    Wegner, Liezel; Pagel, Jarryd; Smit, Ashley; Straszacker, Aimee; Swart, Sarah; Taft, St John (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2015)
    BACKGROUND: Rock climbing is an extreme sport that is fast gaining interest in the Western Cape. Due to the physical nature of the sport, climbers often suffer neuromusculoskeletal (NMS) injuries. Physiotherapists are ...
  • Epidemiology of soccer-related injuries among male high school players in Kigali, Rwanda 

    Nshimiyimana, J. Bosco; Frantz, Jose M. (LAM Publications Limited, 2012)
    Soccer in Rwandan high schools can expose players to the risk of injury warranting prevention programmes. The aim of this study was to determine the type, causes, severity and management of injuries among high school soccer ...
  • Factors associated with injuries among first-division Rwandan female soccer players 

    Niyonsenga, J.D.; Phillips, Julie (Faculty of Medicine, Makerere University, 2013)
    Background: Female soccer has grown tremendously in the last decade. Studies have suggested that female soccer players are more susceptible to injuries than their male counterparts, and their vulnerability is due mainly ...
  • Factors contributing to running injuries: a narrative review 

    Hendricks, Candice; Phillips, Julie (University of the Western Cape, 2011)
    The purpose of this paper is to highlight some common extrinsic and intrinsic risk factors associated with running injuries that should be considered in themanagement and prevention of running injuries. Background: Running ...
  • Injuries among female Rwandan soccer players: Return-to-play decisions 

    Phillips, Julie; Niyonsenga, Jean (2013)
    Soccer or football is regarded as an increasingly popular sport for women. Several studies highlighted the increased injury rate proportionally to its increased participation. Researchers are of the opinion that some ...