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The process for developing a shoulder-specific injury prevention programme in community youth rugby union (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Singh, V. (2019, May). The process for developing a shoulder-specific injury prevention programme in community youth rugby union. Poster presented at World Confederation for Physical Therapy Congress 2019, Geneva, Switzerland

Background: Sustaining a shoulder injury may cause a youth rugby player to discontinue participating which, combined with the resulting risk of long term health conditions, warrants a better understanding about the implementation of shoulder injury p... Read More about The process for developing a shoulder-specific injury prevention programme in community youth rugby union.

The effectiveness of a shoulder-specific warm up programme to prevent injuries in community youth rugby union: A pilot study (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Singh, V. (2019, May). The effectiveness of a shoulder-specific warm up programme to prevent injuries in community youth rugby union: A pilot study. Paper presented at World Confederation for Physical Therapy Congress 2019, Geneva, Switzerland

Background: Shoulder injuries are amongst the most common and severe injuries sustained by youth rugby players. Although numerous injury prevention exercise programmes (IPEP) are used in sport with clear injury risk reductions, there is no IPEP speci... Read More about The effectiveness of a shoulder-specific warm up programme to prevent injuries in community youth rugby union: A pilot study.

The reliability of the scapula posture and scapula dyskinesis tests in rugby union players (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Singh, V. (2017, July). The reliability of the scapula posture and scapula dyskinesis tests in rugby union players. Poster presented at World Confederation for Physical Therapy Congress 2017, Cape Town, South Africa

Background: The scapula plays an integral role in shoulder function and there is evidence of an association between scapula dysfunction and shoulder pain in overhead athletes. In rugby, players' shoulders are subject to numerous impact forces that a... Read More about The reliability of the scapula posture and scapula dyskinesis tests in rugby union players.

Shoulder Injuries in English Community Rugby Union (2016)
Journal Article
Singh, V. R., Singh, V., Trewartha, G., Roberts, S. P., England, M., & Stokes, K. A. (2016). Shoulder Injuries in English Community Rugby Union. International Journal of Sports Medicine, 37(8), 659-664. https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0042-104414

The aim of this study was to describe the incidence, severity and type of shoulder injuries resulting from match play in adult community rugby union between 2009-2013. A total of 254 time-loss shoulder injuries were reported, an overall incidence of... Read More about Shoulder Injuries in English Community Rugby Union.