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Table 2 British Hernia Society Criteria for sports hernia diagnosis [4]

From: Laparoscopic Approach to Inguinal Disruption in Athletes: a Retrospective 13-Year Analysis of 198 Patients in a Single-Surgeon Setting

British Hernia Society Criteria for sports hernia diagnosis (> 3 following criteria)
Pain that is described dull or diffuse that radiates to the medial aspect of the thigh, perineum or contralateral side
Tenderness to palpation over the pubic tubercle at the insertion of the inguinal ligament
Tenderness to palpation of the deep inguinal ring
Tenderness to palpation of the adductor longus tendon
Tenderness or dilation of the superficial inguinal ring