Table 5

Injury risks associated with (A) acute:chronic workload ratios overall, (B) acute:chronic workload ratios combined with high chronic workloads and (C) acute:chronic workload ratios combined with low chronic workloads

ABC
NCCOverallNCCOverallNCCOverall
TD (m)Very low2.04
Low0.350.110.19*0.160.590.35
High0.841.461.090.550.370.471.180.650.950.840.220.56
Very high1.061.471.231.642.271.912.042.822.371.303.961.64
Low to moderate1.320.691.011.011.561.22
Moderate to high0.912.03*1.311.180.480.90
High0.291.720.871.860.500.96
Very high3.67*0.882.40*0.804.50*2.61
LID (m)Very low2.79
Low0.390.250.330.300.250.16
Low to moderate0.830.480.660.801.151.00
Moderate to high1.522.60*1.91*2.08*0.851.13
High0.161.400.570.590.230.58
Very high3.93*0.942.56*5.39*2.76*
HSD (m)Very low
Low1.350.260.850.801.670.97
Low to moderate0.921.641.180.841.731.78
Moderate to high1.200.801.021.360.700.72
High0.521.070.751.360.390.48
Very high0.660.880.760.380.390.51
SD (m)Very low
Low1.050.150.570.241.250.75
Low to moderate0.721.400.961.680.660.83
Moderate to high1.101.121.110.651.311.40
High1.360.861.141.781.341.10
Very high1.960.821.460.581.010.63
Acc (no.)Very low3.50
Low0.420.270.350.350.180.11
Low to moderate0.790.800.790.841.541.49
Moderate to high1.401.811.57*1.370.600.75
High0.330.900.571.270.280.71
Very high3.86*0.922.52*1.125.90**3.18*
Dec (no.)Very low3.59
Low0.440.280.370.180.160.09
Low to moderate0.880.800.850.981.411.40
Moderate to high1.231.99*1.521.310.710.86
High0.340.450.391.290.250.64
Very high3.73*0.892.44*0.886.58**3.47*
  • Acc, number of accelerations; C, contact injury; Dec, number of decelerations; HSD, high-speed distances in metres; LID, low-intensity distance in metres; N, non-contact injury; SD, sprint distance in metres; TD, total distance in metres; *, p<0.05; **, p<0.01.