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Table 1 Ankle Activity Score by Halasi et al. [35]

From: Pulsed electromagnetic fields after arthroscopic treatment for osteochondral defects of the talus: double-blind randomized controlled multicenter trial

   Ankle Activity Scorea
Category Sports and Activities T C R
10 American football 10 9 8
  Basketball 10 9 8
  Gymnastics 10 9 8
  Handball 10 9 8
  Rugby 10 9 8
  Soccer 10 9 8
9 Hockey 9 8 7
  Korfball 9 8 7
  Martial arts: judo, karate, kung fu, taekwondo 9 8 7
  Orienteering 9 8 7
  Rhythmic gymnastics 9 8 7
  Volleyball 9 8 7
8 Boxing 8 7 6
  Freestyle snowboarding 8 7 6
  Ice hockey 8 7 6
  Tennis 8 7 6
  Wrestling 8 7 6
7 Aerobics, fitness 7 6 5
  Badminton 7 6 5
  Baseball 7 6 5
  Cross-country running (running on uneven ground) 7 6 5
  Modern pentathlon 7 6 5
  Squash 7 6 5
  Surfing, windsurfing 7 6 5
  Table tennis 7 6 5
  Track and field: field events 7 6 5
  Water skiing 7 6 5
6 Dancing 6 5 4
  Fencing 6 5 4
  Floorball 6 5 4
  Mountain and hill climbing 6 5 4
  Nordic skiing 6 5 4
  Parachuting 6 5 4
  Softball 6 5 4
  Special professions and working activitiesb 6   
5 Diving 5 5 4
  Scuba diving 5 5 4
  Skating, in-line skating 5 5 4
  Track and field: track events (running on even ground) 5 5 4
  Triathlon 5 5 4
  Weightlifting, body building 5 5 4
  All competitive sports of categories 4 and 3 with seasonal conditioning 5   
  Heavy physical work 5   
4 Alpine skiing and snowboarding 4 4 4
  Bowling/curling 4 4 4
  Golf 4 4 4
  Mountain biking/bmx 4 4 4
  Power lifting 4 4 4
  Sailing 4 4 4
  Physical work 4   
3 Cycling 3 3 3
  Equestrian 3 3 3
  Motorsports, technical sports 3 3 3
  Rowing, kayaking 3 3 3
  Shooting, archery 3 3 3
  Water polo and swimming 3 3 3
  Able to walk on any uneven ground 3   
2 No sports, everyday activities not limited 2   
1 Able to walk on even ground, but everyday activities limited 1   
0 Unable to walk, disabled because of ankle problems 0   
  1. aT, top level (international elite, professional, national team, or first division); C, lower competitive levels; R, recreational level (participation should be considered only if it exceeds 50 hours per year).
  2. bSpecial professions include ballet dancer, professional soldier, special rescue worker, stuntperson, and so forth.
  3. If multiple options are applicable, the highest level is chosen.