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Conséquences des traumatismes oraux chez le sportif de haut niveau : étude d'une population de rugbymen

Abstract : The practice of rugby causes many traumas in the oro-facial sphere, leading to a period of disability for the athlete. The absence of data on these traumas, both in terms of their sporting and economic impact, limits the information provided to players and clubs. Materials and methods: A literature review was conducted to reflect the current state of knowledge. An epidemiological study was carried out on a sample of rugby players in France at all levels, from elite division to amateur, in order to determine the prevalence of facial trauma during rugby practice. Results: 43% of the players surveyed have in the past suffered at least one face trauma. These accidents (resulting in an average of 24 days of training and/or competition time off) are detrimental to the player, his team and the federation in general. 68% of the players surveyed say they have a mouthguard: this rate varies according to position, age, level of play and is different in training and competition. Discussion: We cannot identify any significant difference in behaviour between professionals and amateurs in terms of trauma and mouthguard. However, we can argue that professional players, who benefit from more extensive medical supervision, appear to be more protected from these shocks.
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Maxime Lalanne. Conséquences des traumatismes oraux chez le sportif de haut niveau : étude d'une population de rugbymen. Sciences du Vivant [q-bio]. 2019. ⟨dumas-02359622⟩



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