New research highlights how important preseason training is for preventing non-contact injuries in rugby union.
ACL injuries are the most serious kind of knee damage and they are more prevalent in female footballers.
Some Premier League players may only have mere days to recover from the World Cup before returning to regular season play.
From factors like the number of extra games to the time non-competing players go on break, having the World Cup in the middle of the domestic season could increase injuries.
Despite claims that lowering speed limits will harm the economy, evidence suggests journey times are hardly affected. And beyond reducing the road toll, there are health and climate benefits, too.
Inflammation is a complicated and important part of how the immune system responds to threats to the body. But when the inflammatory response goes awry, it can lead to serious problems.
Everyday bumps and scrapes are critical learning experiences for young children, and can influence how they interpret and respond to pain or injuries in the future.
A study of thousands of students hospitalised with an injury or illness confirms they are likely to fall behind their classmates. But good management and targeted help with learning cut the risk.
For many Australians, there is no clear distinction between the two labels: chronic conditions can result in disability and disability can increase vulnerability to a range of chronic conditions.
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Running, jumping, tackling, not to mention handling the ball, means Aussie Rules players risk injuries to their hands and wrists serious enough to send them to the emergency department.
The causes of injuries to children are often linked to the circumstances in which people live.
A new US study has found warmer temperatures will lead to more deaths from injury, for example in transport accidents, drownings, assaults and suicides. But what does this mean for Australia?
Every expert we asked talked about the importance of letting children take risks and explore in nature. But they also advised parents to supervise and set limits.