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In a blink of an eye your life can change’: experiences of players sustaining a rugby-related acute spinal cord injury

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  • Marelise Badenhorst Division of Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa Amsterdam Collaboration on Health and Safety in Sports, Department of Public and Occupational Health and Amsterdam Public Health Research Institute, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Evert Verhagen Division of Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa Amsterdam Collaboration on Health and Safety in Sports, Department of Public and Occupational Health and Amsterdam Public Health Research Institute, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Australian Centre for Research into Injury in Sport and its Prevention (ACRISP), Federation University Australia, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Michael Ian Lambert Division of Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa Amsterdam Collaboration on Health and Safety in Sports, Department of Public and Occupational Health and Amsterdam Public Health Research Institute, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Willem van Mechelen Division of Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa Amsterdam Collaboration on Health and Safety in Sports, Department of Public and Occupational Health and Amsterdam Public Health Research Institute, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences, Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Population Sciences, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • James Craig Brown Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Surgical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Institute of Sport and Exercise Medicine (ISEM), Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa International Olympic Committee (IOC) Research Centre, Pretoria, South Africa PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Marelise Badenhorst , Division of Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Sports Science Institute of South Africa, Cape Town 7725, South Africa; marelisebadenhorst{at}gmail.com
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Badenhorst M, Verhagen E, Lambert MI, et al
In a blink of an eye your life can change’: experiences of players sustaining a rugby-related acute spinal cord injury

Publication history

  • Received May 8, 2018
  • Revised June 13, 2018
  • Accepted June 17, 2018
  • First published July 5, 2018.

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