Table 8

Common injury incidents (%) by specific diagnosis and match days missed

Specific diagnosisIncidentsMatch days missed
Hamstring strain/tear46 (11.1)233 (7.1)
Systemic non-specific virus25 (6)56 (1.7)
Stress fracture pars interaticularis23 (5.5)720 (22.1)
Abdominal oblique muscle strain20 (4.8)184 (5.6)
Groin muscle strain (unspecified)19 (4.6)85 (2.6)
Lumbar facet joint strain/jar15 (3.6)41 (1.3)
Calf muscle strain12 (2.9)87 (2.7)
Sprain lateral collateral ligament ankle11 (2)56 (1.7)
Abdominal muscle strain11 (2.7)71 (2.2)
Muscle strain, shoulder region11 (2.7)74 (2.3)
Patellar tendinitis +/− bursitis including SLJ syndrome9 (2.2)135 (4.1)
Ankle haematoma7 (1.7)87 (2.7)
  • SLJ, Sinding–Larsen–Johansson syndrome.