Table 3

Distribution and characteristics of the clinical entities of groin injuries (numbers do not add up to the total because some players have more than one entity)

Number of injuries (% of all entities found)30 (51)11 (19)18 (30)1658
Incidence of injuries/1000 h training and match0.2070.0760.1240.401
Percentage of traumatic injuries39563539
Percentage of overuse injuries61446561
Percentage located on the dominant side63646368*
Median injury time (range) in days19 (2–208)58 (7–208)16 (1–208)16 (1–208)
  • *p=0.047.