Table 2

Original and updated versions of the OSTRC-H questionnaire, with changes highlighted in red

The OSTRC-H
Original version (OSTRC-H) Updated version (OSTRC-H2)
Please answer all questions regardless of whether or not you have experienced health problems in the past week. Select the alternative that is most appropriate for you, and in the case that you are unsure, try to give an answer as best you can anyway.Please answer all questions regardless of whether or not you have experienced health problems in the past 7 days. Select the alternative that is most appropriate for you, and in the case that you are unsure, try to answer as best you can anyway.
If you have several illness or injury problems, please refer to the one that has been your worst problem this week. You will have a chance to register other problems at the end of the questionnaire.A health problem is any condition that you consider to be a reduction in your normal state of full health, irrespective of its consequences on your sports participation or performance, or whether you have sought medical attention. This may include, but is not limited to, injury, illness, pain or mental health conditions.
If you have several health problems, please begin by recording your worst problem in the past 7 days. You will have a chance to register other problems at the end of the questionnaire.
Question 1 Question 1—Participation
Have you had any difficulties participating in normal training and competition due to injury, illness or other health problems during the past week?Have you had any difficulties participating in training and competition due to injury, illness or other health problems during the past 7 days?
a. Full participation without health problemsa. Full participation without health problems
b. Full participation, but with injury/illnessb. Full participation, but with a health problem
c. Reduced participation due to injury/illnessc. Reduced participation due to a health problem
d. Cannot participate due to injury/illnessd. Could not participate due to a health problem
Question 2 Question 2—Modified training/competition
To what extent have you reduced you training volume due to injury, illness or other health problems during the past week?To what extent have you modified your training or competition due to injury, illness or other health problems during the past 7 days?
a. No reductiona. No modification
b. To a minor extentb. To a minor extent
c. To a moderate extentc. To a moderate extent
d. To a major extentd. To a major extent
e. Cannot participate at all
Question 3 Question 3—Performance
To what extent has injury, illness or other health problems affected your performance during the past week?To what extent has injury, illness or other health problems affected your performance during the past 7 days?
a. No effecta. No effect
b. To a minor extentb. To a minor extent
c. To a moderate extentc. To a moderate extent
d. To a major extentd. To a major extent
e. Cannot participate at all
Question 4 Question 4—Symptoms
To what extent have you experienced symptoms/health complaints during the past week?To what extent have you experienced symptoms/health complaints during the past 7 days?
a. No symptoms/health complaintsa. No symptoms/health complaints
b. To a mild extentb. To a mild extent
c. To a moderate extentc. To a moderate extent
d. To a severe extentd. To a severe extent
  • OSTRC-H, Oslo Sports Trauma Research Center Questionnaire on Health Problems.