Sports Injuries By Number Of Injuries, 2022

 

      Number of injuries by age   
Sport, activity or equipment Injuries (1) Younger than 5  5 to 14  15 to 24  25 to 64  65 and older 
Exercise, exercise equipment 445,642 6,662 36,769 91,013 229,640 81,558
Bicycles and accessories 405,411 13,297 91,089 50,863 195,030 55,132
Basketball 313,924 1,216 109,696 143,773 57,413 1,825
Football 265,747 581 145,499 100,760 18,527 381
ATV's, mopeds, minibikes, etc. 242,347 3,688 42,069 61,065 122,941 12,584
Skateboards, scooters, hoverboards 230,506 8,513 64,439 61,546 88,328 7,680
Playground equipment 208,257 53,585 136,267 6,978 9,740 1,687
Swimming, pools, equipment 187,465 21,893 80,356 28,091 43,604 13,521
Soccer 179,284 1,313 80,540 68,602 27,997 832
Baseball, softball 136,874 2,560 61,336 39,981 29,232 3,765
Trampolines 123,014 32,186 70,400 10,805 9,366 257
Skating (excl. In-line) 76,505 356 31,816 14,117 28,278 1,938
Lacrosse, rugby, misc. ball games 66,882 455 20,252 20,142 15,334 10,699
Snowskiing, snowboarding 66,633 173 12,493 24,298 26,267 3,402
Golf 60,897 1,729 9,166 5,080 21,108 23,815
Fishing 57,257 1,204 10,711 8,169 27,733 9,439
Volleyball 50,643 82 16,923 25,461 7,151 1,027
Horseback 46,577 644 8,462 10,003 22,958 4,511
Hockey 37,893 186 10,967 16,469 9,494 778
Martial arts 30,113 22 9,288 8,336 11,969 496
Beach, picnic, camping equipment 25,935 2,144 3,900 2,624 11,868 5,399
Track and field activities, equipment 22,591 78 9,504 9,413 3,180 416
Racquet sports 21,730 196 2,901 3,627 7,384 7,621
Water skiing, tubing, surfing 21,180 81 2,792 6,207 10,969 1,131
Boxing 17,445 63 2,017 8,545 6,784 36
Toboggans, sleds, snow discs, etc. 14,040 1,436 6,136 2,635 3,261 572
Nonpowder guns, BB'S, pellets 11,603 519 3,286 3,443 3,869 487
(1) Treated in hospital emergency departments. Source: National Safety Council analysis of U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission NEISS data. National Safety Council. Injury Facts®.