Table 2. Description of the PA categories of the PAB.
Endurance sports
Low intensity Slight increase in breathing frequency, talking is possible
Moderate intensity Medium increase in breathing frequency; sweating; talking is aggravated
High intensity Large increase in breathing frequency, profuse sweating, talking is hardly possible
Examples All endurance sports like long distance running, swimming, cycling, cross country skiing, hiking in mountainous areas, fast walking etc.
Sports with high speed and/or strength demands
Description Some sports demand not just endurance, but also speed and/or strength
Examples Ball games like football, volleyball, basketball, tennis; or wrestling, judo, resistance training, field events like sprinting, jumping, throwing etc.