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Table 2 Total and average monthly training sessions of injuries during an athletics season

From: Athlete availability and incidence of overuse injuries over an athletics season in a cohort of elite Swedish athletics athletes - a prospective study

 Oct.Nov.Dec.Jan.Feb.MarchAprilMayJuneJulyAug.
Total sessions (overall)17191641158315281222152016871526133714361247
Avg. sessions (M/L)31.57 (6.8)35.12 (6.7)33.64 (8.7)37.24 (7.0)29.43 (7.5)31.96 (7.9)34.82 (7.3)33.25 (8.2)35.83 (7.8)37.90 (8.0)32.67 (10.4)
Avg. sessions (Sprint)30.91 (7.4)30.61 (8.8)26.39 (8.2)26.50 (6.5)20.76 (2.9)28.97 (3.9)28.90 (4.4)27.14 (3.3)21.63 (2.5)26.28 (2.6)23.58 (4.5)
Avg. sessions (Jump)21.69 (5.1)24.10 (8.8)24.34 (7.7)21.94 (6.0)19.65 (5.2)18.95 (4.6)24.21 (3.9)19.77 (3.9)19.11 (6.0)19.25 (6.2)17.58 (6.1)
Injuries (overall)131934686727
Injuries (M/L)60202345413
Injuries (Sprint)40421240212
Injuries (Jump)31311101102
  1. Standard deviation in parentheses. M/L middle and long-distance runners