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Table 2 Injury counts, by body part and diagnosis, in youth boys’ lacrosse, overall and by division, 2015 season

From: The epidemiology of boys’ youth lacrosse injuries in the 2015 season

  Overall U9/U11 U13/U15
n % n % n %
Body part
 Head/face 15 9.7 5 10.4 10 9.3
 Neck 13 8.4 4 8.3 9 8.4
 Shoulder 2 1.3 1 2.1 1 0.9
 Arm/elbow 14 9.0 6 12.5 8 7.5
 Hand/wrist 11 7.1 1 2.1 10 9.3
 Trunk 22 14.2 9 18.8 13 12.1
 Hip/groin 13 8.4 3 6.3 10 9.3
 Thigh/upper leg 5 3.2 3 6.3 2 1.9
 Knee 19 12.3 6 12.5 13 12.1
 Lower leg 14 9.0 4 8.3 10 9.3
 Ankle 17 11.0 1 2.1 16 15.0
 Foot 2 1.3 0 0.0 2 1.9
 Other 8 5.2 5 10.4 3 2.8
Diagnosis       
 Concussion 10 6.5 3 6.3 7 6.5
 Contusion 80 51.6 25 52.1 55 51.4
 Inflammatory conditions 6 3.9 0 0.0 6 5.6
 Spasm 7 4.5 4 8.3 3 2.8
 Sprain 23 14.8 2 4.2 21 19.6
 Strain 8 5.2 3 6.3 5 4.7
 Othera 21 13.5 11 22.9 10 9.3
 Total 155 100.0 48 100.0 107 100.0
  1. aIncludes abrasions (n = 2), environmental (n = 2), gastrointestinal (n = 2), knee pain (n = 2), respiratory (n = 2), and other injuries that were reported only once