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Table 2 Nature of injury distribution, 2007 – 2010

From: Epidemiology of sports-related injuries in children and youth presenting to Canadian emergency departments from 2007–2010

Sport/activity Nature of injury, # (%)
Fractures Sprains/strains Soft tissue injuries Concussions Other
Soccer 3590 (30.1) 2699 (22.6) 2628 (22.0) 413 (3.5) 2611 (21.9)
Ice hockey 2447 (26.0) 1212 (12.9) 2154 (22.9) 1023 (10.9) 2577 (27.4)
Cycling 3028 (33.9) 463 (5.2) 1334 (14.9) 356 (4.0) 2194 (24.6)
Basketball 2046 (26.6) 2246 (29.2) 1591 (20.7) 170 (2.2) 1645 (21.4)
Football 2046 (33.3) 1113 (18.1) 1274 (20.7) 345 (5.6) 1363 (22.2)
Snowboarding 1783 (55.8) 350 (11.0) 429 (13.4) 217 (6.8) 415 (13.0)
Skiing 756 (38.4) 338 (17.2) 335 (17.0) 118 (6.0) 423 (21.5)
Sledding 582 (32.5) 158 (8.8) 351 (19.6) 99 (5.5) 603 (33.7)
Rugby 391 (23.7) 259 (15.7) 328 (19.9) 182 (11.0) 491 (29.7)
Baseball 392 (24.0) 189 (11.6) 386 (23.6) 47 (2.9) 619 (37.9)
Volleyball 367 (24.4) 490 (32.6) 334 (22.2) 0 (0.0) 314 (20.9)
Lacrosse 154 (31.2) 81 (16.4) 109 (22.1) 19 (3.9) 120 (24.3)
Ringette 48 (14.8) 60 (18.5) 73 (22.5) 54 (16.7) 89 (27.5)