Table 3

Men heavyweight and lightweight: injury grade and values of injury region frequency

SiteN (%)
1–3 Treatment days4–7 Treatment daysGreater than 8 treatment daysTotal
LightHeavyLightHeavyLightHeavyLightHeavy
Head and neck6 (0.15)8 (0.14)2 (0.05)1 (0.02)1 (0.03)2 (0.04)9 (0.23)11 (0.20)
Upper body38 (0.95)30 (0.54)12 (0.30)13 (0.23)9 (0.23)19 (0.34)59 (1.48)62 (1.11)
Trunk22 (0.55)25 (0.45)16 (0.40)11 (0.20)9 (0.23)10 (0.18)47 (1.18)46 (0.82)
Lower body31 (0.78)38 (0.68)22 (0.55)20 (0.36)13 (0.33)21 (0.38)66 (1.65)79 (1.41)
Total9710152453252181198
  • Bracketed values indicate rate of injury according to the number of athletes over 4 years.

  • Males: 40 lightweights, 56 heavyweight.