TableĀ 3

Summary of whether adjusted change in odds of correct behaviours improved or remained unchanged in players between 2008 and 2012


1. Safe scrummaging*

1. Safe rucking

2. Safe tackling*

2. Ice use

3. Compression use

3. Heat avoidance

4. Elevation use

4. Massage avoidance

5. Alcohol avoidance

5. Exercise avoidance

6. Mouthguard use (training+ matches)

6. Preseason and off-season conditioning

7. Cooling down (training+matches)

7. Warming up (training and matches)

  • *Targeted behaviours of the BokSmart programme because of a potential relationship with catastrophic injury prevention (according to programme implementers).