Table 4

Comparison of the number of injuries and illnesses identified when gatekeeper logic is and is not applied to question 1

No logicGatekeeper logicDifference (%)
All problems
 Injuries3460304512.0
 Illnesses1857157415.2
Substantial problems
 Injuries124512360.7
 Illnesses104910242.4
Time loss problems*
 Injuries129512443.9
 Illnesses125111716.4
  • Data are based on a convenience sample of 13 888 OSTRC-H responses from elite Norwegian athletes.

  • *Identified using an additional question that asked respondents how many days they were unable to train or compete due to that health problem in the past 7 days.