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Table 7 Aetiology and severity of neck injury

From: Incidence, severity, aetiology and type of neck injury in men's amateur rugby union: a prospective cohort study

Severity Compression Extension Flexion Rotation Side bend All
Minor 32 7 27 13 21 58
Mild 12 1 5 2 6 13
Moderate 4 1 2 1 3 5
Severe 3 1 4 3 1 6
All 51 10 38 19 31 82
  1. Note that the sum of the counts will exceed the 'All' column, due to multiple mechanisms reported per injured player.
  2. Neck injury count