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Table 3 Prevalence of chronic ankle instability in different sports

From: The epidemiology of chronic ankle instability with perceived ankle instability- a systematic review

Sport Total CAI Having history of ankle sprain
n n % n %
Netball [23] 96 44 46% 69 72%
Dance [24, 26] 99 45 45% 69 70%
Aquatics [25] 50 16 32% 28 56%
Basketball [20, 25, 26] 105 32 30% 85 81%
Volleyball [20, 25, 26] 79 24 30% 53 67%
Rowing/Crew [25] 10 3 30% 8 80%
Field Hockey [25] 11 3 27% 7 64%
Wrestling [25] 23 6 26% 16 70%
Rugby [20] 35 9 26% 22 63%
Acrobatics [25] 35 9 26% 22 6%
Baseball [25] 38 9 24% 34 89%
Judo [20] 18 4 22% 6 33%
Running [25] 66 14 21% 29 44%
Soccer [20, 25, 26] 108 22 20% 77 71%
Gymnastics [20] 15 3 20% 9 60%
Handball [20] 5 1 20% 2 40%
Golf [25] 11 2 18% 5 45%
Lacrosse [20] 60 9 15% 23 38%
Ice hockey [20] 31 3 10% 11 35%
Swimming [26] 11 1 9% 6 55%
Tennis [20, 25] 55 4 7% 20 36%
Badminton [20] 14 1 7% 7 50%
Track and field [20, 26] 63 5 8% 23 37%
Table tennis [20] 55 2 4% 12 22%
Total 1093 99 25% 643 47%
  1. CAI chronic ankle instability