Table 2

Injury rates and 95% CIs, by body parts in males, females and total, 2002–2016

Male (n=265)Female (n=223)Total (n=488)
Injuries95% CIInjuries95% CIInjuries95% CI
n%(per 100 athletes)n%(per 100 athletes)n%(per 100 athletes)
Face00.00.0 to 0.000.00.0 to 0.000.00.0 to 0.0
Head00.00.0 to 0.000.00.0 to 0.000.00.0 to 0.0
Neck/cervical spine10.40.3 to 0.431.31.2 to 1.440.80.8 to 0.9
Thoracic spine/upper back31.11.1 to 1.231.31.2 to 1.461.21.2 to 1.3
Sternum/ribs00.00.0 to 0.020.90.8 to 1.020.40.4 to 0.4
Lumbar spine/low back4015.114.8 to 15.45122.922.5 to 23.29118.618.5 to 18.8
Abdomen00.00.0 to 0.000.00.0 to 0.000.00.0 to 0.0
Pelvis/sacrum/buttock00.00.0 to 0.000.00.0 to 0.000.00.0 to 0.0
Shoulder/clavicle2710.210.0 to 10.43113.913.6 to 14.25811.911.8 to 12.0
Upper arm00.00.0 to 0.010.40.4 to 0.510.20.2 to 0.2
Elbow114.24.0 to 4.362.72.5 to 2.8173.53.4 to 3.6
Forearm10.40.3 to 0.400.00.0 to 0.010.20.2 to 0.2
Wrist41.51.4 to 1.631.31.2 to 1.471.41.4 to 1.5
Hand/finger/thumb20.80.7 to 0.831.31.2 to 1.451.01.0 to 1.1
Hip31.11.1 to 1.231.31.2 to 1.461.21.2 to 1.3
Groin00.00.0 to 0.000.00.0 to 0.000.00.0 to 0.0
Thigh41.51.4 to 1.600.00.0 to 0.040.80.8 to 0.9
Knee197.27.0 to 7.42712.111.8 to 12.4469.49.3 to 9.5
Lower leg20.80.7 to 0.831.31.2 to 1.451.01.0 to 1.1
Achilles tendon10.40.3 to 0.410.40.4 to 0.520.40.4 to 0.4
Ankle72.62.5 to 2.8146.36.1 to 6.5214.34.2 to 4.4
Foot/toe00.00.0 to 0.062.72.5 to 2.861.21.2 to 1.3
Other10.40.3 to 0.400.00.0 to 0.010.20.2 to 0.2