Table 1

Comparison of mean performance data for full competitive matches played before and after ACL injury (3 matches in season just prior to injury and 2 shortly after non-surgical return to play)

Total distance (m)High-intensity distance (distance in m above 18.7 km/h)Sprint distance (distance in m above 18.7 km/h)
90 min1st half2nd half90 min1st half2nd half90 min1st half2nd halfNo of sprints (90 min)
Preinjury mean 2012/2013 season10 4165366505084839345525410514830
Postinjury mean 2013/2014 season10 344506052848013534482057812726