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Table 4 Types of injuries experienced by athletes, chess players, moderately activity and inactive older adults

From: Masters or pawns? Examining injury and chronic disease in male Masters Athletes and chess players compared to population norms from the Canadian Community Health Survey

  Masters Athletes Chess Players Moderate Active Inactive Total Injured
Multiple Injuries 15 (31.3%) 5 (41.7%) 0 0 20 (25.6%)
Broken or fractured bones 0 0 1 (11.1%) 3 (33.3%) 4 (5.10%)
Sprain or Strain 25 (52%) 2 (16.7%) 0 3 (33.3%) 30 (38.5%)
Cut or puncture 0 0 3 (33.3%) 0 3 (3.8%)
Scrap, Bruise 3 (6.3%) 3 (25%) 3 (33.3%) 1 (11.1%) 10 (12.8%)
Other 5 (10.4%) 2 (16.7%) 2 (22.2%) 2 (22.2%) 11 (14.1%)
Total 48 12 9 9 78
  1. Multiple injuries comprised of individuals with more than one type of injury