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Table 3 Personal history of medical complaints

From: The health profile of football/soccer players in Northern Ireland – a review of the uefa pre-participation medical screening procedure

Medical condition reported in past medical history Number of times reported by a player during the pre-participation medicals (n-89)
Asthma 14
Tibia/fibula fracture 5
Lateral and medial ligament of knee strain (grade 1, 2, 3) 4
Metatarsal fracture 4
Patella tendinitis 3
Right clavicular fracture 2
Meniscectomy 2
Type one diabetes mellitus 2
Rotator cuff tear 2
Metacarpal fracture 2
Celiac disease 2
ACL cruciate rupture 2
Epilepsy 2
*Other 20
  1. *Other – includes one report each of toe dislocation (distal interphalangeal joint), cerebral abscess, knee osteoarthritis, posterior cruciate ligament rupture, pilonidal sinus, ankle lateral ligament sprain ( grade 1, 2, or 3), post-concussive syndrome, scaphoid fracture, acne, hyperthyroid, pes planus (flat feet), hamstring strain (grade 1, 2 or 3), left testicular cyst, iliotibial band syndrome, fractured nose, fractured mandible, gastrocnemius strain (grade 1, 2 or 3), osteitis pubis, recurrent shoulder dislocation, and hayfever.