Table 6

Rugby Shoulder Score

ItemHow much difficulty do you experience with the following activities due to your shoulder injury? Please circle one option from 1–7Level of difficulty or limitation
1Pain/discomfort in everyday activities1234567
2Pain/discomfort during training or playing1234567
3Performing vigorous, rapid or explosive arm movements1234567
4Reaching your affected arm across to the opposite shoulder1234567
5Lifting your hand on your affected side up to your affected shoulder1234567
6Placing your hand behind your head with your elbow straight out to the side1234567
7Pushing or pulling forcefully1234567
8Carrying or lifting heavy objects off the ground1234567
9Performing bench presses1234567
10Reaching upwards1234567
11Using your affected arm overhead for prolonged periods (>2 min)1234567
12Putting force through your shoulder at extremes of range of movement1234567
13Overhead ball handling1234567
14Performing hand-offs1234567
16Carrying a ball with strength in the crook of your arm1234567
18Pushing up from the ground1234567
How much does:
19Shoulder pain/discomfort affect your overall shoulder function?1234567
20Your shoulder injury affect your overall ability to train or play competitively?1234567