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Rugby Health and Well-Being Study: protocol for a UK-wide survey with health data cross-validation

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Introduction Rugby football (Union and League) provides physical activity (PA) with related physical and mental health benefits. However, as a collision sport, rugby research and media coverage predominantly focus on injuries in elite players while the overall impact on health and well-being remains unclear. This study aims to provide a greater understanding of the risks and benefits of rugby participation in a diverse sample of men and women, current and former rugby Union and League players...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1136/bmjopen-2020-041037

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
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0000-0002-9624-0791
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Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
BMJ Open Journal website
Volume:
11
Issue:
1
Article number:
e041037
Publication date:
2021-01-29
Acceptance date:
2021-01-05
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EISSN:
2044-6055
Pmid:
33514574
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1159574
Local pid:
pubs:1159574
Deposit date:
2021-05-21

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