Table 4

 Characteristics of injury situations as functions of playing position

GoalkeeperDefenderMidfielderForwardAll
B, from behind; F, from the front; S, from the side; si, sliding-in; st, staying on feet; vj, vertical jump.
Injuries, n (%)20 (10)79 (40)59 (30)42 (21)200 (100)
    Tackled13 (65)31 (39)34 (58)32 (76)110 (55)
    Tackling7 (35)48 (61)25 (42)10 (24)90 (45)
Rate of injury(injuries/1000 h)46.946.434.649.342.7
Tackle code
    B-st241310
    B.si02215
    B-vj12126
    S-st122161554
    S-sl1175730
    S-vj197219
    F-st7912533
    F-si6712328
    F-vj173415
Non-contact injuries,n (%)4 (12)11 (33)7 (21)11 (33)33 (100)
On-pitch treatment,n (%)16 (80)55 (70)40 (68)27 (64)138 (69)