Table 3

Supportive leadership: KW tests for injury burden, incidence of severe injuries, attendance at training and availability for matches across low, moderate and high groups

Moderate (n=23)High
p Value
Injury burden*147.8121.9103.50.171
Incidence of severe injuries†
Attendance at training (%)81.284.785.20.021
Availability for matches (%)87.186.889.20.173
  • *Number of severe injuries (causing more than 28 days of absence from training and matches) per 1000 hours of exposure ((Σ severe injuries/Σ hours of exposure) × 1000).

  • †Number of days of absence per 1000 hours of exposure (Σ days of absence/Σ hours of exposure × 1000).

  • KW, Kruskal-Wallis.