Table 12 Incidence of match injury (injuries/1000 player-hours) as a function of injury severity and period in match
Period in match (mins)Incidence of injury (injuries/1000 player-hours)
Injury severity
MinimalMildModerateSevereAll severities
0–2012.5 (5.6 to 27.8)16.7 (8.3 to 33.3)20.8 (11.2 to 38.7)0.0 (—)50.0 (33.5 to 74.6)
20–40+14.6 (7.0 to 30.6)20.8 (11.2 to 38.7)18.8 (9.8 to 36.0)20.8 (11.2 to 38.7)75.0 (54.1 to 104.0)
40–6037.5 (23.6 to 59.5)22.9 (12.7 to 41.4)20.8 (11.2 to 38.7)20.8 (11.2 to 38.7)102.1 (77.2 to 135.1)
60–80+14.6 (7.0 to 30.6)33.3 (20.4 to 54.4)25.0 (14.2 to 44.0)16.7 (8.3 to 33.3)89.6 (66.5 to 120.8)
All periods20.8 (15.3 to 28.4)24.5 (18.4 to 32.6)23.4 (17.5 to 31.4)15.1 (10.5 to 21.7)83.9 (71.9 to 97.9)