# Table 2 Mean score and standard deviation (SD) in three groups of subjects: patients with patellar tendinopathy (P); basket-ball players (B); and healthy students (H), and analysis of variance (ANOVA) of group differences of the Swedish VISA score.

Patients (n = 17) Basketball (n = 17) Healthy student (n = 17) Total (n = 51) ANOVA
Question Occasion M SD M SD M SD M SD F p Tukey
Q1. For how many minutes can you sit pain free? A 5.41 2.94 7.53 2.88 7.24 3.52 6.73 3.21 2.29 n.s ns
B 6.06 2.80 7.82 2.65 7.18 3.63 7.02 3.08
Q2. Do you have pain walking down-stairs with a normal gait cycle? A 5.94 2.35 8.47 2.81 8.94 1.34 7.78 2.58 8.70 p < 0.001 P < B;P < H
B 6.94 2.02 8.82 1.98 8.41 2.18 8.06 2.18
Q3. Do you have pain at the knee with full active non-weight bearing knee extension? A 6.59 3.00 8.47 2.53 9.53 1.06 8.20 2.61 6.84 p < 0.05 P < H
B 6.29 2.44 8.82 1.97 9.18 1.33 8.10 2.33
Q4. Do you have pain when doing a full weight bearing lunge? A 4.41 2.89 7.65 3.08 8.06 2.19 6.71 3.16 8.97 p < 0.05 p < B;p < H
B 5.24 2.86 7.88 2.83 8.00 2.24 7.04 2.91
Q5. Do you have problems squatting? A 5.76 2.28 7.35 3.26 8.24 1.98 7.12 2.71 4.05 p < 0.05 p < H
B 6.65 2.47 7.76 2.88 8.18 2.27 7.53 2.58
Q6. Do you have pain during or immediately after doing 10 single leg hops? A 3.29 2.33 6.65 3.62 8.18 2.55 6.04 3.50 12.66 p < 0.001 p < B;p < H
B 4.29 2.87 6.71 3.88 8.18 2.04 6.39 3.38
Q7. Are you currently undertaking sport or other physical activity? A 5.00 2.48 9.47 1.58 7.35 2.98 7.27 3.00 14.57 p < 0.001 p < H<B
B 4.41 2.62 9.47 1.58 7.00 2.81 6.96 3.14
Q8. For how long can you manage being train/physically active? A 11.35 10.94 23.41 8.27 25.53 5.68 20.10 10.50 13.54 p < 0.001 p < B;p < H
B 12.41 10.25 22.82 8.13 25.53 5.68 20.25 9.86
Total score A 47.76 20.26 79.00 24.18 83.06 12.60 69.94 24.96 16.48 p < 0.001 p < B;p < H
B 52.29 18.98 80.12 22.82 81.65 15.48 71.35 23.33