By their nature, rugby is a very demanding sport where injuries are common, many parts of the body. The recording, reinforcing filler and is often used by those who have suffered a previous injury, or who are trying to continue to prevent occur!
kneepads and brackets are no exception and can be seen in both amateur and professional players regularly. However, when a knee brace for running rugby choice, the player must take into account the rules of the sport and whether he will play to support. By the contact element of the game, brackets and braces at each exposed, the solid parts are not allowed. After IRB rules:
- A player may wear supports made of elasticated or compress materials be washable.
- A player must not wear buckles elements contains, clips, rings, hinges, zippers, screws, bolts or rigid material or projection in this law admissible.
These international standards means that essentially no solid part on a support, are allowed due to the possibility of injury from an enemy contact. Of course, this all joint supports, however, if this amount is necessary to support the issue of adequacy must play players to judge.
In this sense, those who need a high level of support, the permission can be obtained to use the specific stabilized carrier light and flexible metal springs integrated into the sides of the bracket. However, it should be noted that external buckles that many have to ease tightening bands are also illegal. A good example of a knee brace stabilizes rugby, it would be allowed is the LP709a. The lightweight and flexible metal springs embedded in the sides and any other solid parts. LP-X Tremus is also allowed. This type of support would be suitable for those with a previous injury either knee ligaments or cartilage.
For those who have a less important, or are just looking for a kind of mild protection, a simple neoprene or elastic support knee injury would be suitable. These tend to have an open part in the front of the kneecap to make them more comfortable in extreme movement. Those with an open knee may also have padding around the opening. This is for the most injuries and is especially beneficial for those who have problems with the kneecap. Some targets are available that cover completely the kneecap – ideal to look for those who are filling or the protection of that area.