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Former rugby players suffer arthritis, joint replacements – Expert reaction

Sarah-Jane O'Connor posted in on September 29th, 2017.

Former elite rugby players are at greater risk of osteoarthritis, joint replacement and osteoporosis compared to the rest of the population, according to data from the UK. Comparing 259 former elite male rugby players to other similarly-aged participants of the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing found that the former rugby players were more likely to […]

3 News: Otago research shows why quad bikes so dangerous – Video

Peter Griffin posted in on April 21st, 2010.

Otago researchers have discovered some of the reasons why riding quad bikes can be so dangerous, with one of the risk factors being turning uphill on a left-facing slope. The machines are very commonly used in New Zealand, particularly on farms, and account for a significant proportion of farming-related injury and death. See the video […]

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