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Table 1 Distribution of rotator cuff abnormality by per sport

From: The epidemiology of MRI detected shoulder injuries in athletes participating in the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Summer Olympics

Sport Patients Total Number of Participants Fraction of patients to the # of participants
Aquatics - Swimming 6 901 0.007
Volleyball 5 288 0.017
Judo 5 390 0.013
Gymnastics - Artistic 5 194 0.026
Athletics (Track and Field) 4 2367 0.002
Wrestling 3 349 0.009
Cycling - Road 3 211 0.014
Boxing 3 289 0.010
Tennis 2 199 0.010
Rugby 2 291 0.007
Handball 2 335 0.006
Weightlifting 1 256 0.004
Taekwondo 1 127 0.008
Hockey 1 384 0.003
Football 1 503 0.002
Field Hockey 1 384 0.003
Canoe - Sprint 1 248 0.004
Beach volleyball 1 96 0.010
Basketball 1 287 0.003
Aquatics - Water polo 1 258 0.004