Table 4

Multiple regression for time to return to competition

Independent variableCoefficientStandard errorP value
Constant*254.78
Age (years)−0.72.90.8205
BMI (kg/m2)−3.87.50.6175
Second Division35.527.20.1944
International level21.124.30.3876
Goalkeeper−5.945.10.8957
Midfielder−6.028.50.8338
Forward−3.427.70.9027
  • *The constant value refers to a 30-year-old First Division non-national team defender with mean body mass index.