Table 2

‚ÄÉMain groupings and categories for classifying the type of injury

Main groupingCategory
BoneFracture
Other bone injuries
Joint (non-bone) and ligamentDislocation/subluxation
Sprain/ligament injury
Lesion of meniscus, cartilage or disc
Muscle and tendonMuscle rupture/tear/strain/cramps
Tendon injury/rupture/tendinopathy/bursitis
Haematoma/contusion/bruise
SkinAbrasion
Laceration
Brain/spinal cord/ peripheral nervous systemConcussion (with or without loss of consciousness)
Structural brain injury
Spinal cord compression/transection
Nerve injury
OtherDental injuries
Visceral injuries
Other injuries