Table 1

Participant characteristics and number of participants, total injuries and top four sites during observation and intervention periods

Observation periodIntervention periodP value
(20022008)(20092016)(observationvsintervention)
Prticipants CharacteristicsMale(n=121)Female(n=96)Male(n=144)Female(n=127)MaleFemale
Age,y21±221±322±621±40.090.94
Height, cm178.3±4.9166.1±5.3178.0±3.5164.3±5.70.590.15
Weight, kg72.5±6.257.2±4.472.2±4.257.1±2.80.720.92
Body mass index22.8±1.320.7±1.122.7±0.322±0.40.920.31
Injuries during observation and intervention periods
participants, n217271
Total Injuries,n(%)94 (43.3)122 (45.0)0.715
Lumber Injuries,n(%)51 (23.5)40 (14.8)0.014*
Shoulder Injuries,n(%)22 (10.1)36 (13.3)0.286
Knee Injuries,n(%)10 (4.6)36 (13.3)0.001**
Ankle Injuries,n(%)8 (3.7)13 (4.8)0.548
  • Participant characteristics expressed as mean±SD.

  • *p<0.05; **p<0.01.