Table 2: Injury occurrence in Swiss junior elite orienteering athletes.

Number%

Injury locationUpper extremity46.56
Hip/groin23.28
Knee2032.79
Lower leg1321.31
Ankle1118.03
Foot1118.03

Injury typeInflammation and pain4675.41
Sprain58.20
Dislocation58.20
Fracture11.64
Laceration11.64
Bruising34.92

Injury severityTrivial4980.32
Minimal69.84
Mild23.28
Moderate46.56
Severe0
Ultimate0

Note. Upper extremity includes shoulder, upper arm, elbow, forearm, wrist, and hand injuries. Trunk and chest include trunk, chest, abdominal, and spine injuries.