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Table 3 Injury counts, by injury mechanism and injury activity, 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 %
Injury mechanism       
 Player contact 28 18.1 9 18.8 19 17.8
 Surface contact 12 7.7 5 10.4 7 6.5
 Stick contact 55 35.5 20 41.7 35 32.7
 Ball contact 22 14.2 4 8.3 18 16.8
 Non-contact 19 12.3 1 2.1 18 16.8
 Overuse 9 5.8 2 4.2 7 6.5
 Illness/infection 5 3.2 5 10.4 0 0.0
 Other/Unknown 5 3.2 2 4.2 3 2.8
Injury activity       
 Blocking shot 5 3.2 1 2.1 4 3.7
 Chasing loose ball 19 12.3 8 16.7 11 10.3
 Checking 3 1.9 2 4.2 1 0.9
 Conditioning 2 1.3 0 0.0 2 1.9
 Defending 20 12.9 4 8.3 16 15.0
 Face off 2 1.3 1 2.1 1 0.9
 General play 31 20.0 10 20.8 21 19.6
 Goaltending 6 3.9 2 4.2 4 3.7
 Handling ball 2 1.3 0 0.0 2 1.9
 Passing 8 5.2 3 6.3 5 4.7
 Receiving Pass 4 2.6 1 2.1 3 2.8
 Running 24 15.5 8 16.7 16 15.0
 Shooting 17 11.0 4 8.3 13 12.1
 Other 12 7.7 4 8.3 8 7.5
 Total 155 100.0 48 100.0 107 100.0