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Table 2 Soccer specific values and jumper’s knee prevalence

From: Patellar tendinopathy in young elite soccer– clinical and sonographical analysis of a German elite soccer academy

  Number Percent
U-17 56 47.5
U-19 27 22.90
U-23 16 13.60
Total 119  
Shoes with cleats 94 79.70
Shoes without cleats 5 3.40
Both 15 4.20
Goalkeeper 15 12.70
Central Defender 17 14.40
Lateral Defender 15 12.70
Midfield 18 15.30
Offense 43 36.40
Inlays in Soccer shoes 5 4.20
Inlays in all shoes 13 11.00
No inlays 92 78.00
Left leg dominance 72 61.00
Right leg dominance 39 33.10
Acute Patellar tendinopathy 13 13.60
History of patellar tendinopathy 32 27.10