Table 2

Multivariate analyses of the effect of player characteristics on overuse and substantial overuse problems

Sex, maleAge, yearsHeight, cmBody mass, kg
All overuse problems0.69 (0.46 to 1.02)1.21 (1.00 to 1.47)*0.97 (0.93 to 1.00)*1.02 (0.99 to 1.06)
 Knee0.37 (0.24 to 0.59)*1.34 (1.01 to 1.77)*0.97 (0.92 to 1.03)1.02 (0.96 to 1.07)
 Heel2.82 (1.07 to 7.44)*1.02 (0.73 to 1.42)0.97 (0.91 to 1.03)0.98 (0.91 to 1.06)
 Hip/groin1.89 (0.72 to 5.01)1.23 (0.81 to 1.86)0.97 (0.90 to 1.04)1.06 (0.98 to 1.14)
 Lower back2.15 (0.47 to 9.80)1.01 (0.63 to 1.87)1.10 (1.02 to 1.20)*1.00 (0.92 to 1.08)
Substantial overuse problems0.74 (0.48 to 1.15)1.22 (0.98 to 1.52)0.97 (0.93 to 1.01)1.03 (0.98 to 1.07)
 Knee0.35 (0.20 to 0.62)*1.44 (1.00 to 2.06)*0.97 (0.90 to 1.03)1.01 (0.94 to 1.08)
 Heel2.13 (0.71 to 6.40)0.98 (0.65 to 1.47)0.97 (0.90 to 1.05)0.99 (0.91 to 1.08)
 Hip/groin1.77 (0.59 to 5.31)1.32 (0.80 to 2.17)0.99 (0.91 to 1.08)1.05 (0.97 to 1.14)
 Lower back3.09 (0.42 to 23.0)1.04 (0.53 to 2.01)1.14 (1.03 to 1.26)*0.98 (0.88 to 1.08)
  • ORs (95% CIs). Based on generalised linear mixed model analyses adjusted for sporting club.

  • *P<0.05.