Table 1

 Tackle and injury characteristics of contact situations as function of the location of the injury

Head/neckTorsoThighKneeLower legAnkleFootOther*
B, from behind; F, from the front; S, from the side; si, sliding-in; st, staying on feet; vj, vertical jump.
*Upper extremity, shoulder, hip and groin.
Total402026192238725
Tackle code
    B-st20110411
    B-si20000210
    B-vj41000001
    S-st5412661307
    S-sl20278613
    S-vj75100204
    F-st55513725
    F-si32445423
    F-vj103100001
Action
    One-footed11920171732714
    Two-footed00113000
    Upper body1111512408
    Heads150000000
    Others30000203
Playing position
    Goalkeeper43230125
    Defender169117716112
    Midfielder11510581431
    Forward92348717