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Are there more injuries in gymnastics or football?

Are there more injuries in gymnastics or football?

Among women’s sports, gymnastics had the highest overall injury rate (10.4 per 1,000), as well as practice injury rate (10 per 1,000), while soccer had the highest injury rate during competitions (slightly more than 17 per 1,000).

What is the percentage of injuries in gymnastics?

The injury incidence was 8.78 per 1000 athlete-exposures for men and 9.37 per 1000 athlete-exposures for women. Female gymnasts more commonly suffered major injuries compared with men, and more commonly underwent surgery after injury (24.4% of female injuries required surgery vs 9.2% in males).

Do gymnasts get a lot of injuries?

Gymnastics has one of the highest injury rates among girls’ sports, with almost 100,000 gymnasts injured each year. Compared to 20 years ago, young athletes: Begin at earlier ages. Spend more time practicing.

Is gymnastics harder than football?

Both sports are very hard, even brutal at times. The high-pressure game environment and physical demands make football in particular a tough sport to be successful in. But if I had to pick one sport as the hardest, I would choose Gymnastics because of the longer and more intense training needed to reach the top.

What’s the safest sport to play?

OVERALL FINAL SCORES. Analysis: Boys and girls tennis emerged as the safest sports, with very few overall injuries, concussions, time loss due to injuries, surgeries, and catastrophic injuries. Not surprisingly, several contact sports (football, boys and girls lacrosse, wrestling) scored near the bottom.

What is the safest professional sport?

Top 10 safest sports in the world, ranked

  • Running – a solo sport.
  • Volleyball – especially safe on the sand.
  • Cycling – a great cardio sport.
  • Baseball – a popular bat-and-ball game.
  • Swimming – a safe school sport.
  • Tennis – a racket game.
  • Football – the most popular sport in the world.
  • Basketball – a worldwide ball game.

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