Table 1

Number of clubs reporting to have completed the initial 10-week progressive Nordic hamstring (NH) programme and the weekly maintenance programme among UEFA Champions League and Tippeligaen clubs during the 2012, 2013 and 2014 seasons

 UCL (n=32)Tippeligaen (n=18)Total (n=50)
Initial NH programme (10-week progression)
 Yes, the complete 10-week programme455222677
 Only for 7–9 weeks223112335
 Only 5–6 weeks131121252
 Only 4 weeks or less645333978
 Not at all191818111018302828
Weekly maintenance programme
 Yes, every week113011124
 Most weeks697556111413
 Not at all1717161097272623