Table 4

Hamstring strains by playing position, age, and ethnic origin

PositionHamstringAll injuriesAge distributionHamstringAll injuriesEthnic originHamstringAll injuries
No%No%No%No%No%No%
*Percentage totals may be subject to rounding errors associated with individual components.
Goalkeeper203341617–2222029210035White61782515886
Defender3054022783823–2830441229438Black African71851
Midfielder2283017983029–3418425136123Black Caribbean83115319
Attacker1842514872435+2231362Black other1821122
Other112491
Not specified1221262Not specified1921392Not specified132902
Total*7491006030100Total7491006030100Total7491006030101