Table 6

Multiple regression analysis of player characteristics, technical and penalty variables as predictors for being injured during matches (n=387)

Multiple regression
Risk factorsOR95% CIP values
Age (years)1.11.02 to 1.180.017
Player positionsWing1.00
Line2.780.72 to 10.680.137
Goalkeeper5.031.15 to 21.940.031
Back6.792.25 to 20.540.001
2 min suspensionsNone1.00
One to two times2.771.27 to 6.040.011
Three or more times2.661.18 to 6.380.029
  • P<0.05.