Home > Fitness > Sport > Rugby Rugby All sections in Fitness » Exercise » Getting started » In the gym » Lifestages » Sport » Sports injuries » Running » Rugby » Walking » Cricket » Soccer » Cycling » Sports nutrition Rugby coach vs scientist With the Super 14 in full swing , Health24's FitnessDoc, Dr Ross Tucker, grapples with why rugby has a bad attitude towards science. take a Flexibility test » Receive Health tips » Join Health24 on Facebook » Ask Fitness Expert » Fit Starts Now with MRP Sport 3 exercises for perkier boobs The perfect rugby player The face of rugby has changed. The overweight props of the first World Cup in 1987 have been replaced by much leaner, more muscular players. What now makes perfect rugby player? Training tips for rugby players Personal trainer Dave Giloi trains the members of the False Bay Rugby Club.He offers some training tips for rugby players. Swim yourself slim Swimming is one of the best forms of exercise. We spoke to Virgin Active's swim coach Anton Louw to get an easy to follow programme to get you fit and trim in the pool. Rugby neck injuries If a rugby player suffers a serious injury in this category, death or permanent disability may be the result. Rugby arm and hand injuries More than 10% of all rugby injuries involve the arms and hands. Rugby groin injuries Groin injuries are not only one of the main causes of missed games, but many players with chronic groin pain have their performances severely affected by the condition. Rugby head injuries One in four rugby injuries are to the head. There are two types of head injury, namely external and internal. Rugby shoulder injuries One of the common injuries during a rugby match is the shoulder where up to 15-20% of all rugby injuries involve this part of the body. Rugby chest injuries Injuries to the chest are not common. Only 0 - 5% of all injuries sustained on the field are chest injuries. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors How will we feed 9 billion people? Try the Meat Free Movember Challenge Fit starts now with MRP Sport Get Race Ready with REHIDRAT® Live healthier Toilet matters » 45 toilets in the world Poop in weird places Toilet paper debate The funniest bathroom signs ever These signs have taken toilet humour to the next level. Too Tired? » 20 signs of burnout Staying active reduces stress 10 ways to have a healthier work day Why you're exhausted Lost your mojo? Here are 5 surprising energy drainers, plus the easy fixes that will help put the pep back in your step!