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Feasibility of Ski Mountaineering for Patients Following a Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Descriptive Field Study.
Haslinger, S; Huber, D; Morawetz, D; Blank, C; Prossegger, J; Dunnwald, T; Koller, A; Fink, C; Hartl, A; Schobersberger, W
INT J ENV RES PUB HE. 2019; 16(9):
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Freidl Johanna
Hartl Arnulf Josef
Huber Daniela


Total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is socially relevant due to its high prevalence, high incidence and the affected population. A subpopulation of TKA patients exists that strives to be active and also return to sports after total joint replacement. In this context, a further group of TKA patients is interested in high-impact physical activities and want to proceed with such activities even after surgery. Focusing on winter sports, there is still a lack of evidence on whether ski mountaineering is feasible for this subgroup of patients. Therefore, this feasibility study examines the effects of moderate ski mountaineering on strength, balance, functional abilities and mental health in persons following a TKA.

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