Table 1

 The body part of the opponent hitting the exposed player versus the point of impact on the head (n = 192 head incidents and 16 injuries)

Body partPart of the head hit
FaceBack of the headSide of the headForeheadUnknownTotal
Numbers in parentheses are number of injuries.
Head19 (–)22 (3)15 (1)6 (1)– (–)62 (5)
Shoulder3 (–)– (–)1 (–)– (–)– (–)4 (–)
Elbow49 (3)10 (–)6 (–)1 (–)– (–)66 (3)
Arm/hand9 (2)2 (–)2 (–)– (–)– (–)13 (2)
Knee3 (1)1 (–)1 (–)– (–)– (–)5 (1)
Foot17 (3)4 (–)– (–)4 (–)– (–)25 (3)
Ball9 (–)1 (1)– (–)1 (–)– (–)11 (1)
Surface– (–)2 (–)– (–)– (–)1 (–)3 (–)
Unknown– (–)– (–)– (–)– (–)3 (1)3 (1)
Total109 (9)42 (4)25 (1)12 (1)4 (1)192 (16)