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Table 5 New and recurrent injuries by injury type

From: An Analysis of Knee Injuries in Rugby League: The Experience at the Newcastle Knights Professional Rugby League Team

Type of injury Number new Proportion (%) Number recurrent Proportion (%)
MCL tear 21 84 4 16
ACL tear 2 66.7 1 33.3
PCL/PLC 7 87.5 1 12.5
Chondral/meniscal 20 80 5 20
PFJ/extensor mechanism 10 90.9 1 9.1
Other/minor 13 76.5 4 23.5
All injuries 73 82 16 18
  1. MCL medial collateral ligament, ACL anterior cruciate ligament, PCL/PLC posterior cruciate ligament/posterolateral corner, PFJ patellofemoral joint