Table 2.
Baseline characteristics (n = 51). Data are expressed as means ± standard deviations.
SG
(n = 17)
BG
(n = 17)
CG
(n = 17)
P-value
Age (years)
14.1 ± 0.7
14.2 ± 0.8
14.4 ± 0.7
0.478
*
Height (cm)
167.6 ± 8.7
169.9 ± 7.2
170.2 ± 9.3
0.639
*
Weight (kg)
53.9 ± 7.8
55.4 ± 7.3
57.6 ± 9.6
0.429
*
BMI (kg/m
^{2}
)
19.1 ± 1.6
19.1 ± 1.4
19.8 ± 1.9
0.417
*
Right ankle (n)
9 (52.9%)
11 (64.7%)
12 (70.6%)
0.671
†
Left ankle (n)
8 (47.1%)
6 (35.3%)
5 (29.4%)
BG, balance group; BMI, body mass index; CG, control group; SG, strength group
* One-way analysis of variance
† Fisher’s exact test.