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The purpose of our 3 annual reports is to make sports safer, and therefore, more enjoyable. The reports include data that is reported to the NCCSIR by the NCAA, the NFHS, professional colleagues, and via online reporting at sportinjuryreport.org by athletic trainers, coaches, athletes, and parents of athletes.

Annual Survey of Football Injury Research*

This report describes deaths of football players at all levels of the sport, and classifies them as traumatic (direct), exertional/medical (indirect), and non-exertion related deaths.
FOOTBALL FATALITIES 2021


FOOTBALL FATALITIES 2020

FOOTBALL FATALITIES 2019

FOOTBALL FATALITIES 2018

 

 

Annual Survey of Catastrophic Football Injuries* 

This report describes catastrophic traumatic injuries of football players at all levels of the sport, by type of injury (e.g. head, spine, other traumatic) and neurological recovery (complete or incomplete).
CATASTROPHIC FOOTBALL INJURIES 2021


CATASTROPHIC FOOTBALL INJURIES 2020

CATASTROPHIC FOOTBALL INJURIES 2019

CATASTROPHIC FOOTBALL INJURIES 2018

 

 

All-Sports Catastrophic Sports Injury Research*

This report describes all catastrophic injuries in athletes during participation in a school-sponsored sport (i.e. high school and college). The injuries are classified as traumatic (direct) or exertional/medical (indirect). Frequencies and incidence rates of catastrophic injury are calculated and stratified by sport and level.

 

ALL SPORT CATASTROPHIC INJURIES 2020/2021

ALL SPORT CATASTROPHIC INJURIES APPENDIX TABLES AY1982-2021


ALL SPORT CATASTROPHIC INJURIES 2019/2020

ALL SPORT CATASTROPHIC INJURIES 2018/2019

ALL SPORT CATASTROPHIC INJURIES 2017/2018