TABLE 1

Injury Rates by Sport and Exposure Type, National High School Sports-Related Injury Surveillance Study, United States, 2009/2010 through 2013/2014

SportaOverall InjuriesOverall ExposuresInjury Rate per 1000 AECompetition InjuriesCompetition ExposuresInjury Rate per 1000 AEPractice InjuriesPractice ExposuresInjury Rate per 1000 AEPerformance InjuriesPerformance ExposuresInjury Rate pre 1000 AE
Football14 6453 656 3714.017759619 08212.5368863 037 2892.27
Girls’ soccer28911 176 0832.461983359 9935.51908816 0901.11
Boys’ ice hockey685292 1202.3454197 5275.55144194 5930.74
Boys’ wrestling28301 222 0972.321177320 0833.681653902 0141.83
Boys’ lacrosse1158551 1682.10717169 8194.22441381 3491.16
Girls’ basketball25811 348 0351.911492415 9503.591089932 0851.17
Girls’ gymnastics11060 7801.813410 9833.107649 7971.53
Girls’ field hockey789463 0981.70380147 2992.58409315 7991.30
Boys’ soccer23681 401 3121.691499419 3513.57869981 9610.88
Boys’ basketball26021 693 6451.541364511 3082.6712381 182 3371.05
Girls’ lacrosse552395 4821.40288123 6052.33264271 8770.97
Girls’ softball1156937 6591.23569317 6391.79587620 0200.95
Girls’ volleyball14471 311 4731.10587440 0711.33860871 4020.99
Girls’ track and field10801 111 9530.97256213 5091.20824898 4440.92
Boys’ baseball12181 272 3080.96672441 5221.52546830 7860.66
Girls’ cross country235250 4200.943642 6150.84199207 8050.96
Boys’ volleyball4153 2080.731819 3450.932336 8630.62
Cheerleading7931 109 4890.716576 2950.85625821 2420.76103211 9520.49
Boys’ cross country199283 2590.704248 8560.86157234 4030.67
Boys’ track and field9131 345 5650.68327260 1671.265861 085 3980.54
Girls’ swimming and diving159495 5350.322993 1610.31130402 3740.32
Boys’ swimming and diving92424 7210.22979 2230.1183345 4980.24
  • —, performance exposure category applies only to cheerleading

  • a Boys’ volleyball and girls’ gymnastics data available from 2009/2010 through 2011/2012. Boys’ and girls’ cross country data available from 2012/2013 through 2013/2014. Data from all other sports available for the duration of the study.