Table 3

Mean (SD; range) TRFT in days and injury recurrence rate in different British Athletics classifications, n=65

British Athletics classificationnMean TRFT* in days: (SD; range)Recurrence rate (%)
02110 (4.7; 4–21)1 (5%)
1a518 (3.8; 13–21)0
1b418 (11.0; 12–31)2 (50%)
2a225 (5.7; 21–29)0
2b1721 (10.2; 12–49)1 (6%)
2c827 (6.8; 18–35)5 (63%)
3a0NANA
3b141 (NA)0
3c784 (49.4; 40–128)4 (57%)
40NANA
  • *Six injuries that occurred prior to return to full training excluded from the mean TRFT (1b(1); 2b(1); 2c(1); 3c(3)).

  • NA, not applicable; TRFT, time to return to full training.