Table 1

Injury rates and 95% CIs, by type of athlete and type of AE in NCAA men's and women's swimming and diving,* 2009/2010–2013/2014

Men’s swimming and divingWomen’s swimming and diving
Athlete typeExposure typeNumber of injuries in sampleAEsRate and 95% CI (per 1000 AE)Number of injuries in sampleAEsRate and 95% CI (per 1000 AE)
SwimmersPractice11076 6761.43 (1.17 to 1.70)15796 8881.62 (1.37 to 1.87)
Competition1471531.96 (0.93 to 2.98)1482331.70 (0.81 to 2.59)
Total12483 8291.48 (1.22 to 1.74)171105 1211.63 (1.38 to 1.87)
DiversPractice2311 8001.95 (1.15 to 2.75)3313 6302.42 (1.60 to 3.25)
Competition211161.79 (0.00 to 4.28)412213.28 (0.07 to 6.49)
Total2512 9161.94 (1.18 to 2.69)3714 8512.49 (1.69 to 3.29)
TotalPractice13388 4761.50 (1.25 to 1.76)190110 5181.72 (1.47 to 1.96)
Competition1682691.93 (0.99 to 2.88)1811 2001.61 (0.86 to 2.35)
Total14996 7451.54 (1.29 to 1.79)208121 7191.71 (1.48 to 1.94)
  • *Data originates from NCAA ISP data, 2009/2010–2013/2014. Injuries are defined as injuries that: (1) occurred during a sanctioned practice or competition; and (2) were evaluated and/or treated by an athletic trainer, physician or other healthcare professional.

  • AE, athlete-exposure; ISP, NCAA Injury Surveillance Program; NCAA, National Collegiate Athletic Association.