Table 3

Number of injuries which were sustained during the 1993–94 season which subsequently caused temporary or significant effects to players' lifestyle

Any effects on education, employment, family life or health and general fitness
TemporarySignificant
Type of injuryN*N*%N*%
*Number of injuries not number of players.
†One of these effects was positive; the player became motivated to play again.
Concussion1852816
Fractures3410294†12
Dislocations, strains and sprains1784525148
Lacerations and contusions696923
Other injuries2362629
Overall3227222237