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Table 10 Associations between NSP and training characteristics in 14 to 16 year old sports club members

From: Low back and neck and shoulder pain in members and non-members of adolescents’ sports clubs: the Finnish Health Promoting Sports Club (FHPSC) study

  Boys Girls
Training Characteristics ORa 95 % CI ORa 95 % CI
Active playing/practicing years (boys n = 488, girls n = 465) 0.94 (0.87–1.01) 1.07 (1.00–1.14)
Training hours per week during training season (boys n = 486, girls n = 463) 1.00 (0.96–1.04) 0.98 (0.94–1.02)
Training hours per week during competition season (boys n = 482, girls n = 448) 0.98 (0.93–1.02) 1.00 (0.96–1.04)
Number of competitions/games during previous 12 months (boys n = 485, girls n = 462) 1.00 (0.99–1.00) 1.00 (0.99–1.01)
Number of rest days during training season (boys n = 483, girls n = 461) 1.10 (0.92–1.30) 1.05 (0.91–1.21)
Number of rest days during competition season (boys n = 480, girls n = 459) 1.15 (0.96–1.37) 0.96 (0.83–1.10)
  1. Statistically significant results are indicated in bold
  2. aAll training variables analysed in separate models. Adjusted by age, BMI, chronic diseases, smoking, school attainment level