Table 2

Characteristics of the handball players recruited for reproducibility and concurrent validity testing of KJOC compared with DASH (n=36)

Age (years), mean (SD)20.7 (3.8)
Gender (n)
 Male17
 Female19
Handball experience (years), mean (SD)*13.4 (4.3)
Previous shoulder injury (yes/no)†10/25
Shoulder injury status (n)†
 Playing without pain19
 Playing with pain16
Sporting level (n)†
 International elite level1
 National elite level13
 Lower levels21
  • *Missing: 1, 2

  • †Missing: 1.

  • DASH, Disability of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand questionnaire; KJOC-N, Norwegian version of Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic shoulder and elbow questionnaire.