GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

The Most Surprising Professional Sports Injuries Statistics And Trends in 2024

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"Overuse injuries represent 30-50% of all sports-related injuries in children."

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"About 54% of concussions in high school sports occur in football."

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"90% of runners sustain at least one injury over the course of a year."

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"Over 70% of athletes have musculoskeletal pain due to sports injuries."

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"Concussions represent 7.4% of all sports injuries among high school athletes."

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"High school athletes account for an estimated 2 million injuries per year."

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"Professional athletes sustain 10% more severe injuries compared to amateur athletes."

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"6-12 months is the typical recovery period for a torn ACL."

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"Approximately 62% of sports injuries occur during practice."

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"60% of all sports injuries in children are preventable."

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"The risk of ACL injury is 4-6 times higher in female athletes compared to male athletes."

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"Soccer players sustain roughly 22,000 injuries yearly requiring emergency treatment."

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"45% of female athletes suffer from eating disorders, increasing injury risk."

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"Nearly 1 in 3 youth athletes who have a sports injury return to sport before they are fully healed."

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"The most common age group for sports-related ER visits is 12-15 years old."

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"Ankle sprains account for 15% of all sports injuries."

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"Basketball players have a 50% higher rate of ACL injuries compared to soccer players."

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"1/3 of climbers experience finger injuries at some point."

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"50% of runners' injuries affect the knee."

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"50% of head injuries sustained in sports or recreational activities occur during bicycling, skateboarding, or skating incidents involving children."

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