Athletic Injury Monitoring System

College Football – 1997

The following are preliminary observations based on the AIMS national college football injury data summary from the 1997 season. This prospective epidemiological study used a stratified sample (based on size of program and geographic region) of 46 college and university football teams, comprising a representative proportional sample of approximately seven percent of football-playing institutions. These are preliminary observations based on the accompanying raw data summary.

The following observations can be made based on these data:


Eric D. Zemper, Ph.D.

Director of Research