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Table 4 Incidence and proportion of overuse injuries of the extremities (OIE) based on numbers of hours of exposure in nine studies on children and adolescents

From: Association between sports type and overuse injuries of extremities in children and adolescents: a systematic review

Sport Author year Number of OIE Incidence given in the article Number of hours of exposure Proportions of OIE based on number of hours of exposure (1000)
Soccer Soderman 2001 [12] 21 - Per player: -Training: 46.9 ± 17.1 -Game: 29.5 ± 14.8 1.80
Soligard 2008 [13] 33 of which: -Lower extremity tendon pain: 21 -Anterior leg pain: 12 Yes for: -lower extremity tendon pain: 0.5 -anterior leg pain: 0.3 Total: 45428 of which: -Training: 31086 -Game: 14342 Total: 0.73 of which: -Lower extremity tendon pain 0.46 -Anterior leg pain: 0.26
Le Gall 2008 [14] Only for tendinopathy: 35 Only for tendinopathy: 0.36 Total: 97325 of which: -Training: 87530 - Game: 9795 For tendinopathy: 0.36
Handball Wedderkopp 1999 [17] 8 - Total: 17945 0.04
Orienteering Johansson 1986 [18] 38 - - -
Running Tenforde 2011 [19] 822 - - -
Dance Leanderson 2011 [20] 127 - - -
Gymnastics Caine 2003 [15] 55 - Total: 76919.5 0.72
Lindner 1990 [16] 17 - Total: 173263 0.10