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Table 3 Summary conclusion criteria to synthesise relationship results between physical fitness components and sports injury outcomes (adapted from [57])

From: The relationship between physical fitness attributes and sports injury in female, team ball sport players: a systematic review

Summary conclusion Criterion
Clear association (consistent result) ≥ 60% of total relationships were deemed significant indicating sufficient evidence to support the significant association between a physical fitness component and sports injury.
Inconsistent association (inconsistent result) 34–59% of total relationships were deemed significant indicating inconsistent evidence to support the association between a physical fitness component and sports injury.
No association (consistent result) ≤ 33% of total relationships were deemed significant indicating sufficient evidence to support no association between a physical fitness component and sports injury.
Unknown result Less than five relationships were investigated indicating limited evidence provided to support the association between a physical fitness component and sports injury.