Table 3

Participation per sport activity before onset of restricting symptoms (Pre-ORS) and after knee arthroplasty (Post-KA; n=1134)

Pre-ORSPost-KA±Unit of measure
Total sport activities2.61.8Mean N activities per participant
3.02.8Mean N activities per active participant
Low-impact sport activities1.00.9N activities per participant
1.21.4Mean N activities per active participant
Cycling588463−125N participants
Swimming382347−35N participants
Walking114115+1N participants
Golf6156−5N participants
Aqua aerobic3353+20N participants
Bowls330N participants
Fishing220N participants
Shooting110N participants
Medium-impact sport activities0.70.6Mean N activities per participant
0.80.9Mean N activities per active participant
Hiking/Nordic walking577454−123N participants
Fitness/aerobics105132+27N participants
Cross-country skiing9837−61N participants
Bowling1911−8N participants
Badminton188−10N participants
Horse riding30−3N participants
Table tennis110N participants
High-impact sport activities0.90.3Mean N activities per participant
1.00.5Mean N activities per active participant
Skiing/snowboarding24654−192N participants
Gymnastics15796−61N participants
Dancing14393−50N participants
Running/jogging13123−108N participants
Ball sports*12324−99N participants
Tennis/squash12034−86N participants
Mountain climbing3311−22N participants
Skating194−15N participants
Ice hockey21−1N participants
Boxing10−1N participants
Other†1714−3N participants
No participation in any sport activity11%35%% of total participants
Participation in ≥1 sport activities89%65%% of total participants
  • *Ball sports include: soccer, basketball, volleyball and handball.

  • †Other involves undefined sport activities.