collision sport

A sport in which the athletes purposely hit or collide with each other or inanimate objects, including the ground, with great force and have a higher risk of transmitting blood-borne infections
Actions Tackling, body checking, blocking
Examples American football, boxing, ice hockey. lacrosse, full contact martial arts (MMA, Taekwondo, puroresu, jujutsu, Muay Thai, judo, and full-contact styles of karate), rodeo, wrestling

collision sport

individual or team sports during which the participants use their bodies to deter or block opponents, thereby relying on the physical dominance of one athlete over another.
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It's a collision sport and we have to make sure we don't pander to health and safety issues.
They are picking up a rugby ball for the first time at 22-23, having just come from NFL, which is a collision sport, to rugby, which is a contact evasion sport, and the mindset is very different.
ANSWER Any adult is aware of the risks associated with playing a collision sport.
But we play a collision sport and everyone was ruled out, either with concussion or with knocks they've been carrying for a while.
Collision sport athletes are expected to engage in activities on the field of play that cause them to use their body as a tool, depersonalize their opponent and demonstrate toughness and courage through ignoring injury or pain (Allan & DeAngelis, 2004).
This is a highintensity, collision sport played by athletes now.
In their letter to ministers they describe rugby as a "highimpact collision sport.
Rugby union is a collision sport that involves intermittent high-intensity activities, including sprinting, rucking, mauling, scrummaging and tackling, that are interspersed with periods of jogging, walking and standing.
2009) Tackling Technique, Injury Prevention, and Playing Performance in High-Performance Collision Sport Athletes.
The game has gone from being a contact sport to a collision sport.
Football players all think they are tough because they are in a collision sport, but I don't think they hold a candle to Serena Williams because they are too pampered.

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