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Table 3 Overview of assessments used instruments, questionnaires and time schedule

From: Health in Adapted Youth Sports Study (HAYS): health effects of sports participation in children and adolescents with a chronic disease or physical disability

Outcome measure Parameter Variable Measurement Time at location Time at home
General Demographics DOB, Gender, Diagnosis, FMS score, activity level General questionnaire   5 min
Cardiovascular health Metabolic parameters BMI Height, Weight 5 min  
Fat Free Mass BIA
  Blood pressure Sphygmomanometer 10 min  
Arterial stiffness
Pulse wave velocity
Physical fitness Aerobic fitness VO2peak
Anaerobic threshold
Shuttle run/ride test
Bicycle test
30 min  
Anaerobic fitness Peak power
Mean power
MPST 5 min  
Muscle strength Isometric muscle strength
Explosive muscle strength
Grip strength
Reverse curl
Seated push up
Standing broad jump or One stroke push
10 min  
Flexibility   Modified Apley test
Modified Thomas test
5 min  
Agility   10 × 5 meter sprint 5 min  
Physical activity Intensity Heart rate Actiheart 5 min 7 days
Modality Type of activity Activ8 and Activity diary 5 min 7 days
Cognitive functioning School performance Educational level Type of education
Recent CITO-score
0 min  
Attention Focused attention
Sustained attention
Cancellation task
Capture task
15 min
5 min
Injury and illness Incidence injury and illness Retrospective 3 months Online questionnaire   3 min
Longitudinal 1 year, every 2 weeks Online questionnaire
Classification of injury or illness (if applicable)   Telephone conversation   5 min
Psychosocial health Self-perception   Self-perception profile for children (SPPC) 10 min  
Quality of life   Disabkids   10 min
Self-efficacy   Exercise self-efficacy Scale   2 min
Total time     150 min 28 min