Sports medicine & Kinesiology

Rugby study identifies new method to diagnose concussion using saliva

A University of Birmingham-led study of top-flight UK rugby players—carried out in collaboration with the Rugby Football Union (RFU), Premiership Rugby, and Marker Diagnostics—has identified a method of accurately diagnosing ...

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

Rugby can play key health role, study finds

Playing rugby union can significantly improve health and wellbeing, despite the risks associated with the game, a study suggests.

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

Rethink needed on flawed rugby research

World Rugby's tackle-height trial in the Championship has been criticized for its lack of ethical rigor in a report published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine.

Medical research

Cauliflower ear: All you need to know

As a young anatomist, I was fascinated by an ancient Greek sculpture at the National Museum in Rome known as Boxer of the Quirinal. The bronze figure has dark voids for eye sockets and very odd ears. The sculptor depicted ...

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