In addition recent research
supports the view that soy or whey protein after exercise really does seem to stimulate muscle growth.
Use of packs and water following injury (printer friendly versions)
Download instruction sheet for using ice packs
Download instruction sheet for using hot & cold packs
Download instruction sheet for using hot packs
Advice and information for common problems
Download injury prevention advice
Download blister prevention sheet
Download cauliflower ear infomation sheet
Download scrumpox information sheet
Download bruisng information sheet
A technicolour bruise
A link to a poster resource from the RFU on the subject of concussion. The guidelines are designed to protect players from further injury and emphasise the need for caution following head injury: 'if it doubt sit it out'
- Further detail on the treatment of injury can be seen by clicking on the image to the left
for the RFU site
- Click on the image left to link to the excellent NZRFU site with extensive video and checklists for injury care and prevention
(The following sections are under construction)
Download exercise sheets for neck and shoulder
Download Dave Mclean's 1992 classic article on fitness for rugby
Download urine colour chart to test if you are hydrated
If you are still not drinking enough fluid, why consume bottles of water and add to the mountain of waste created every day? Filtered tap water is better, with no needless waste of resources, and even the filters are 100% recycled.
Brita UK are a world renowned, innovative manufacturer and supplier of both filter jugs and plumbed in systems. They even have a free downloadable 'drink alarm' which you can download to your desktop to remind you when to take a drink!
The information provided herein should not be used for diagnosis or treatment of any medical condition. A licensed medical practitioner should be consulted for diagnosis and treatment of any and all medical conditions.
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