Rugby cham­pi­ons link with univer­sity

Yorkshire Post - - NEWS -

The reign­ing rugby cham­pi­ons of Eng­land have teamed up with a univer­sity to of­fer a PhD in the sport.

Premier­ship win­ners Ex­eter Chiefs are work­ing with the Univer­sity of Ex­eter to fund a doc­tor­ate into the in­jury risks fac­ing young rugby play­ers.

The PhD stu­dent will in­ves­ti­gate risk fac­tors for in­juries in the Chiefs’ academy play­ers.

The re­sults will be used to shape the train­ing for rugby stars and will build upon work by the univer­sity and the club.

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