TableĀ 1

Top three most importantly perceived intrinsic and extrinsic injury risk factors of the UEFA Elite Club teams

RankIntrinsic risk factorAccumulated points of importanceExtrinsic risk factorAccumulated points of importance
1stPrevious injury94Reduced recovery time between matches88
2ndPhysical fitness78Training load84
3rdAccumulated fatigue (throughout season/congested match period)77.5Lack of internal communication (ie, between staff)82.5
  • Maximum points available=99.