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Table 2 Absolute (n) and relative (%) numbers of patients with hand injuries and the associated type of sport and sports super group respectively

From: Hand injuries in sports – a retrospective analysis of 364 cases

Sports group/sports Numbers (%)
Ball sports without a bat 114 (31%)
Football 64
Handball 24
Volleyball 14
Basketball 8
Rugby 2
American Football 2
Ball sports (not further specified) 1
Cycling 101 (28%)
Equestrian sports 46 (13%)
Winter sports 24 (7%)
Skiing 12
Ice skating 8
Snowboarding 3
Tobogganing 1
Martial arts 21 (6%)
Boxing 11
Martial arts 10
Ball sports with a bat 13 (4%)
Hockey 4
Ice hockey 4
Tennis 3
Cricket 1
Squash 1
Precision sports 11 (3%)
Skittles 6
Bowling 4
Darts 1
Skating 8 (2%)
Skateboarding 4
Inline Skating 4
Water sports 7 (2%)
Water Skiing 2
Sailing 1
Surfing 1
Rowing 1
Canoe Polo 1
Swimming 1
Climbing 7 (2%)
Gymnastics 5 (1%)
Trampolining 2
Turning 1
Bench Press 1
Fitness Training 1
Miscellaneous 4 (1%)
Archery 2
Ballet Dancing 1
School sports (not further specified) 1
Outdoor sports 3 (1%)
Hiking 1
Fishing 1
Jogging 1
Total 364 (100%)