Rowing, Injuries in

Rowing is a sport that has existed for centuries and was one of the first sports included in the modern Olympics. It consists of two main categories: sweep rowing and sculling. In sweep rowing, sometimes referred to as crew, each rower holds one oar and places it in the water on the rower's right (starboard) or left (port). Sweep events include the pair, four, and eight. While the eight always has a coxswain (the person who steers the boat and commands the rowers), there are separate event ...

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