SPORTS INJURIES IN THE UNITED STATES, 2013
    Percent of injuries by age
Sport or activity Injuries (1) 0 to 4 5 to 14 15 to 24 25 to 64 65 and over
Basketball 533,509 0.4% 32.8% 47.8% 18.8% 0.2%
Bicycle riding (2) 521,578 4.6 33.4 18.3 39.0 4.7
Football 420,581 0.3 51.2 39.5 8.9 0.1
Exercise (3) 365,797 1.5 10.6 20.6 56.0 11.3
Soccer 229,088 0.8 44.6 37.8 16.4 0.3
Swimming (4) 184,190 9.2 41.7 17.0 27.8 4.4
Baseball 143,784 2.2 50.2 26.8 19.8 0.9
Skateboarding 120,424 1.0 35.1 51.3 12.4 0.2
Weightlifting 110,188 2.8 8.6 35.8 49.3 3.6
Softball 100,010 0.3 30.5 30.9 37.1 1.2
Fishing 70,541 3.3 16.7 16.6 50.3 13.1
Roller skating (5) 57,743 0.8 53.5 12.3 32.9 0.4
Horseback riding 54,609 1.2 16.9 23.1 53.1 5.6
Volleyball 50,845 (6) 31.9 44.0 23.1 0.9
Wrestling 42,633 (6) 42.2 53.4 4.4 (6)
Snowboarding 38,630 0.4 23.8 51.4 24.1 0.3
Cheerleading 36,311 0.1 52.4 47.0 0.5 (6)
Gymnastics (7) 36,001 3.0 74.0 17.6 4.6 0.7
Martial arts 34,395 0.5 29.0 27.8 42.4 0.3
Golf (8) 33,101 1.7 13.7 7.6 39.2 37.8
Track and field 29,296 (6) 41.3 43.3 13.8 1.7
Ice skating (9) 20,443 0.6 47.0 21.7 28.3 2.4
Boxing 19,675 0.1 6.3 46.6 46.1 0.9
Tennis 19,292 0.5 16.2 16.3 41.3 25.7
Bowling 16,982 11.9 15.1 11.3 50.6 11.1
Ice hockey 16,871 (6) 37.3 40.4 21.2 1.0
Rugby 13,567 (6) 7.3 76.8 15.9 (6)
Mountain biking 9,763 0.8 6.5 19.7 70.9 2.1
Snowmobiling 9,270 (6) 7.2 23.3 69.1 0.4
Archery 5,153 1.6 15.7 23.4 49.8 9.4
Waterskiing 5,114 (6) 8.4 43.1 47.6 0.9
Racquetball, squash and paddleball 4,411 1.9 11.2 32.7 46.4 7.9
Mountain climbing 4,307 (6) 17.3 36.2 43.8 2.7
Hockey, field 4,241 (6) 25.3 61.6 13.1 (6)
Billiards, pool 3,698 9.4 25.2 10.8 49.5 5.1
Horseshoe pitching 1,449 5.4 6.9 12.4 64.7 10.6
Scuba diving (10) 1,437 5.0 10.3 22.6 55.2 6.9
(1) Treated in hospital emergency departments. (2) Excludes mountain biking. (3) Includes exercise equipment (60,546 injuries) and exercise activity (305,251 injuries). (4) Includes injuries associated with swimming, swimming pools, pool slides, diving or diving boards and swimming pool equipment. (5) Includes roller skating (46,023 injuries) and in-line skating (11,720 injuries). (6) Less than 0.1 percent. (7) Excludes trampolines (83,665 injuries). (8) Excludes golf carts (15,193 injuries). (9) Excludes 7,491 injuries in skating, unspecified. (10) Data for 2012. Source: National Safety Council. (2015). Injury Facts®, 2015 Edition. Itasca, IL.