Hospitalised sports injury in Australia, 2016–17

Renate Kreisfeld, James Harrison

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    Abstract

    In 2016–17, almost 60,000 people were hospitalised for sports injuries. Males were more than twice as likely to be hospitalised as females. For males, the sports that most frequently led to hospitalisation were football (all codes) (38%), cycling (12%) and wheeled motor sports (8%). For females, they were football (15%), netball (10%; 13% when combined with basketball) and equestrian activities (11%).
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationCanberra
    PublisherAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare
    Number of pages20
    ISBN (Electronic)978-1-76054-673-1
    ISBN (Print)978-1-76054-674-8
    Publication statusPublished - 2020

    Publication series

    NameInjury research and statistics
    No.131
    ISSN (Electronic)2205-510X

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    Keywords

    • sports injuries
    • hospitalisation
    • australia 2016-2017
    • Injury risk

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