Find out which sport has the highest rate of injury.
The sport that has the highest rate of injuries is football, and the most common injury is knee-related. Football players suffer more injuries than other athletes, collectively. They have 12 times as many injuries as do basketball players, who have the next highest rate of injury. Knee problems are the most common type of injury. Two-thirds of basketball players injuries and one-third of football players injuries are knee-related.