Table 2.

Sports That Have a High Static Component*

Low DynamicModerate DynamicHigh Dynamic
BobsleddingBody buildingBoxing
Field events (throwing)Downhill skiingCanoeing/kayaking
GymnasticsWrestlingCycling
Karate/judoDecathlon
LugeRowing
SailingSpeeding skating
Rock climbing
Waterskiing
Weight lifting
Windsurfing
  • * Adapted from Mitchell et al3 with permission.

  • The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that youth not participate in boxing.