Table 4

 Profile of injuries sustained by participants in the control and intervention groups

Control (n  = 330)Intervention (n = 66)
*Values are mean (SD).
†Values are mean (95% confidence interval).
Injury site
    Lower limb199 (60.3%)37 (56%)
    Upper limb62 (18.8%)19 (29%)
    Other69 (20.9%)10 (15%)
Injury mechanism
     Contact115 (34.6%)30 (46%)
    Non-contact149 (45.1%)24 (37%)
    Overuse66 (20.3%)12 (17%)
Unavailable players each week due to injury*5.5 (1.6)3.7 (1.2)
Time to first injury (weeks)†5 (4.4 to 5.5)8.0 (6.4 to 8.7)
Injuries sustained at training/games (%)12/8812/88
Severity (weeks)*2.1 (1.0)2.1 (1.2)
Injury severity (% mild/moderate/severe)46/22/3246/19/35