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Table 2 Types of Sports Injuries

From: Pattern and management of sports injuries presented by Lagos state athletes at the 16thNational Sports Festival (KADA games 2009) in Nigeria

Injury n %
Ligament Sprain 32 22.9
Muscle Strain 44 31.4
Muscle Spasm/Cramp 7 5.0
Laceration 14 10.0
Bruises 16 11.4
Contusion 5 3.6
Back Pathology/Pain 9 6.4
Overuse Injury 7 5.0
Dislocation 4 2.9
Fracture 2 1.4
Total 140 100