Table 4

Injury risk associated with accumulated workloads over 1–4 weeks

No. of weeks accumulated1234
NCCOverallNCCOverallNCCOverallNCCOverall
TD (m)Very low0.490.670.281.380.941.191.552.171.810.921.281.07
Low0.940.160.591.111.011.071.260.320.842.18*0.661.49
Low to moderate1.510.851.201.030.860.951.000.690.860.970.630.82
Moderate to high0.802.09*1.221.101.731.330.961.551.180.811.791.13
High0.840.930.880.570.180.40*0.660.680.670.920.480.73
Very high1.011.391.171.291.781.501.522.111.770.862.571.07
LID (m)Very low0.400.550.231.320.891.140.512.231.200.911.261.06
Low0.810.340.601.151.341.231.550.321.001.270.661.00
Low to moderate1.171.111.150.981.191.061.060.880.981.360.951.18
Moderate to high1.141.651.341.151.131.140.771.300.970.701.320.93
High0.840.930.880.580.380.491.020.920.981.070.700.91
Very high1.010.650.581.180.760.682.630.831.500.861.180.50
HSD (m)Very low2.613.571.523.231.011.830.440.600.251.430.971.23
Low1.150.170.701.460.591.071.520.851.221.490.701.14
Low to moderate0.861.070.940.921.581.160.991.361.340.871.000.92
Moderate to high1.161.331.230.890.990.930.740.790.760.980.820.91
High1.331.611.440.760.400.601.590.891.280.651.461.19
Very high0.240.680.280.782.221.370.362.180.890.492.451.00
SD (m)Very low
Low1.100.130.601.200.781.021.290.440.881.830.651.29
Low to moderate1.161.311.221.160.901.041.001.191.041.061.221.13
Moderate to high1.081.161.121.011.241.101.230.720.980.980.590.62
High0.820.850.830.410.870.600.361.761.160.651.391.14
Very high0.231.360.550.961.341.120.971.320.820.492.151.16
Acc (no.)Very low0.450.610.261.180.801.020.482.101.131.281.161.23
Low0.930.330.671.181.061.131.500.641.121.060.710.91
Low to moderate1.081.621.291.311.891.53*1.100.921.020.991.000.99
Moderate to high1.280.741.030.850.680.780.811.100.921.041.411.18
High0.701.450.990.560.370.481.020.670.870.850.220.57
Very high1.121.541.301.712.361.982.142.962.481.394.241.76
Dec (no.)Very low0.500.690.291.320.891.140.480.721.151.391.170.98
Low1.040.320.710.911.611.191.400.601.051.090.730.94
Low to moderate0.892.04*1.291.111.341.201.210.921.081.031.081.05
Moderate to high1.310.550.941.130.790.970.691.140.861.081.311.17
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
  • Acc, number of accelerations; Dec, number of decelerations; HSD, high-speed distances in metres; LID, low-intensity distance in metres (m); SD, sprint distance in metres; TD, total distance in metres, N, non-contact injury; C, contact injury, *, p<0.05; **, p<0.01 .