Table 4

Descriptive statistics for the consequences of injury which occurred during the last match, last year and during fitness testing among assistant referees (n-number of subjects in each group, M-mean, SD-standard deviation) for different competitive levels (UEFA referees-UEFA, 1st National league-1st, 2nd National league-2nd, 3rd National league)
Total (n = 342) UEFA (n = 18) 1st (n = 78) 2nd (n = 91) 3rd (n = 155)
M ± SD M ± SD M ± SD M ± SD M ± SD
Last match (injured) n = 31 n = 0 n = 11 n = 8 n = 12
Recovery (days) 54.91 ± 57.96 43.43 ± 40.41 29.83 ± 30.31 80.56 ± 75.45
No training (days) 41.64 ± 53.23 33.67 ± 30.21 44.5 ± 57.23 44.75 ± 67.08
No refereeing (days) 78.33 ± 102.61 66.6 ± 64.67 104 ± 174.27 71 ± 84.76
Last year (injured) n = 55 n = 1 n = 21 n = 14 n = 19
Recovery (days) 48.5 ± 87.19 6 ± 0 75 ± 119.55 37.75 ± 50.07 12.43 ± 9.9
No training (days) 36.85 ± 56.88 6 ± 0 49.15 ± 78.83 45.2 ± 50.5 15.6 ± 11.06
No refereeing (days) 45.87 ± 74.26 37.09 ± 29.84 87.33 ± 139.27 20.5 ± 9.01
Fitness testing (injured) n = 35 n = 3 n = 17 n = 9 n = 6
Recovery (days) 44.86 ± 91.31 13.67 ± 7.51 69.6 ± 120.7 13.83 ± 12.86 22 ± 9.24
No training (days) 26.75 ± 34.13 10.33 ± 6.35 26 ± 20.21 40.14 ± 62.61 18.25 ± 7.85
No refereeing (days) 48.74 ± 49.95 24.5 ± 14.85 59.44 ± 50.15 55.4 ± 70.36 21.67 ± 8.02

Gabrilo et al.

Gabrilo et al. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2013 14:88   doi:10.1186/1471-2474-14-88

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