Table 1

Participants’ demographics

CharacteristicsHIA+ group (n=106)HIA− group (n=50)Uninjured group (n=102)MSK group (n=66)Test statistic
F or Χ2
P value
Age, mean (SD), years27.1 (4.0)27.5 (3.4)26.4 (4.1)25.9 (3.6)2.250.08
Height, mean (SD), cm186 (7)188 (7)186 (8)187 (6)0.430.73
Weight, mean (SD), kg104.1 (11.9)106.5 (12.7)105.3 (12.7)106.3 (12.2)0.570.64
Minutes Played, mean (SD), min37.8 (23.1)54.6 (18.6)52.8 (27.3)55.6 (23.1)10.38*0.00
Ethnicity, No (%)
 White (British/Irish/other)72 (82%)35 (76%)74 (84%)48 (84%)
 Black or black British2 (2%)2 (4%)3 (3%)3 (5%)
 Other ethnic group14 (16%)9 (20%)14 (15%)6 (11%)
  • Age, height, weight and ethnicity (where disclosed) of participants.