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No holds barred sport fighting: a 10 year review of mixed martial arts competition
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    Re: Mixed martial arts not all bad

    Dear Editor,

    Having trained for, competed in, and served as ringside physician for numerous full-contact martial arts competitions, I took great interest in reading Dr. G.H. Bledsoe’s letter “Mixed martial arts not all bad.”[1] I appreciated his feedback regarding my article[2] and applaud his drive to research combat sports with utmost objectivity. Acknowledging the dangers of participation both from the perspe...

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    Mixed martial arts not all bad

    Dear Editor,

    I read with interest the article written by Dr. G.J. Buse entitled, No holds barred sport fighting: a 10 year review of mixed martial arts competition published in the 6 February 2006 edition of your journal. As a researcher focused on injury prevention, I have recently been part of a research group reviewing data from both mixed martial arts competitions and professional boxing and enjoyed reading...

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