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Table 2 Participant characteristics

From: A hidden mismatch between experiences of young athletes with overuse injuries of the wrist and sports physicians’ perceptions: a focus group study

  Gymnastics Tennis Field hockey Judo Volleyball Rowing Total
Sex
Female 3 2 3 2 3 2 14 a
Male 0 1 1 4 0 1 7
Age (range in years) 13–21 17–20 13–22 13–25 15–19 20–24 13–25
Level
International 0 0 1 3 0 0 4
National 2 2 1 1 1 3 10 a
Regional 1 1 2 2 2 0 8 a
Training hours/week (range) 7–31 4–24 4–14 3–20 2–22 12–15 4–31
Competitive events/month 1–2 4–8 4 0–4 4–8 1–2 1–8
Overuse wrist injury b
Present at moment of focus group 3 3 3 6 3 2 20
Prior to focus group participation 1 1 1 3 1 2 9
  1. a One female participant performed both gymnastics and field hockey
  2. b Some athletes reported both a present overuse wrist injury and an overuse wrist injury in the past