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Table 1 Causes of injuries

From: Incidence and pattern of injuries among adolescent basketball players in Nigeria

Causes of injuries Boys n (%) Girls n (%) Total n (%)
Collision/contact with obstacle 3 (60.0) 2 (40.0) 5 (15.6)
Jumping/landing 4 (45.0) 5 (55.0) 9 (28.1)
Hit by a projectile ball 1 (100.0) - (0.0) 1 (3.1)
Previous injury 5 (71.4) 2 (28.6) 7 (21.9)
Sudden turn, twist or stop 4 (50.0) 4 (50.0) 8 (25.0)
Others - (0.0) 2 (100.0) 2 (6.3)
Total 17 15 32 (100.0)
  1. X 2 – 4.49, p = 0.481.