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Hip and groin time-loss injuries decreased slightly but injury burden remained constant in mens professional football: the 15-year prospective UEFA Elite Club Injury Study
Linköping University, Department of Medical and Health Sciences. Vrinnevisjukhuset, Norrköping, Sweden. (Football Research Group)
Linköping University, Department of Medical and Health Sciences, Division of Physiotherapy. Linköping University, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. (Football Research Group)ORCID iD: 0000-0002-6883-1471
Linköping University, Department of Medical and Health Sciences, Division of Community Medicine. Linköping University, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. (Football Research Group)
Linköping University, Department of Medical and Health Sciences, Division of Community Medicine. Linköping University, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. Hässleholm-Kristianstad-Ystad Hospitals, Hässleholm, Sweden. (Football Research Group)
2019 (English)In: British Journal of Sports Medicine, ISSN 0306-3674, E-ISSN 1473-0480, Vol. 53, no 9, p. 539-546Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

Background Hip and groin injuries are common in men’s professional football, but the time-trend of these injuries is not known.

Aim To investigate hip and groin injury rates, especially time-trends, in men’s professional football over 15 consecutive seasons.

Study design Prospective cohort study.

Setting Men’s professional football.

Methods 47 European teams were followed prospectively for a varying number of seasons between 2001/2002 and 2015/2016, totalling 268 team seasons. Time-loss injuries and individual player exposure during training and matches were recorded. Injury rate was defined as the number of injuries/1000 hours and injury burden as the number of lay-off days/1000 hours. Time-trends for total hip and groin injuries and adductor-related injury rates were analysed using Poisson regression, and injury burden was analysed using a negative binomial regression model.

Results Hip and groin injuries contributed 1812 out of 12 736 injuries (14%), with adductor-related injury as the most common of hip and groin injuries (n=1139, 63%). The rates of hip and groin injury and adductor-related injury were 1.0/1000 hours and 0.6/1000 hours, and these rates decreased significantly with on average 2% (Exp(b)=0.98, 95% CI 0.97 to 0.99, P=0.003) and 3% (Exp(b)=0.97, 95% CI 0.95 to 0.99, P<0.001) per season (year on year), respectively. The seasonal trend of hip and groin injury burden did not improve (Exp(b)=0.99, 95% CI 0.97 to 1.01, P=0.40).

Conclusions Hip and groin injuries constitute a considerable part of all time-loss injuries in men’s professional football. Although there was a promising slight decreasing trend in the rates of hip and groin injury (as a category) and adductor-related injury (as a specific diagnosis), the injury burden remained at a consistent level over the study period.

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BMJ Publishing Group Ltd, 2019. Vol. 53, no 9, p. 539-546
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Sport and Fitness Sciences
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URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-158351DOI: 10.1136/bjsports-2017-097796ISI: 000469498500008PubMedID: 29691289Scopus ID: 2-s2.0-85049168953OAI: oai:DiVA.org:liu-158351DiVA, id: diva2:1333845
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Funding Agencies|Union of European Football Associations; Swedish National Centre for Research in Sports

Available from: 2019-07-02 Created: 2019-07-02 Last updated: 2019-08-09Bibliographically approved

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