Table 1

 Information on age, cheerleading experience, and injuries

Where applicable, the values are mean (SD).
Age (years)20.2 (1.8)
Cheerleading experience (years)6.6 (2.2)
    1–3 years (%)0.0
    4–6 years (%)42.4
    7–9 years (%)46.6
    10+ years (%)11.0
Ever injured, yes (%)78.0
Total career injuries3.5 (3.1)
Number of injuries last year1.0 (0.91)
    0 injuries (%)54.5
    1–2 injuries (%)24.4
    3–4 injuries (%)18.8
    5+ injuries (%)16.7
Days missed last year1.8 (2.2)
    0 days (%)54.5
    1–2 days (%)26.7
    3–4 days (%)3.3
    5+ days (%)16.7
Treated by doctor (%)86.7
Required surgery (%)40.0
Annual practice days205 (61.5)
    120–160 days (%)19.4
    161–252 days (%)54.8
    252+ days (%)25.8
Practice length (hours)2.8 (0.70)
    0–1 hours (%)0.0
    1–1.5 hours (%)1.2
    1.5–2 hours (%)26.5
    2–2.5 hours (%)18.1
    2.5+ hours (%)54.2