Table 2

Rectus femoris diameter and patient characteristics in group 1 (N = 20)

Mean

Std Dev


Height (cm)

172.2

4.5

Weight (kg)

78.1

11.1

Circumference thigh (cm)

50.5

3.4

Skinfold thigh (cm)

1.26

0.47

Body fat percentage (%)

29.0

4.1

Rectus Femoris Diameter with

    US
(cm)

1.925

0.29

    CT measurements

Rectus Femoris Diameter (cm)

1.937

0.31

Femur Length (cm)

46.4

2.1

MuscleVolume (cm3)

308

43.6

Fat Volume (cm3)

116

40.8

    Muscle strength

Isometric extension 60° (Nm)

181

26

Isokinetic flexion 60°/s (Nm)

77.4

16.4

Isokinetic flexion 180°/s (Nm)

64.7

14.1

Isokinetic extension 60°/s (Nm)

129

21

Isokinetic extension 180°/s (Nm)

85.2

15


US: Ultrasound; CT: Computed tomography

Thomaes et al. BMC Medical Imaging 2012 12:7   doi:10.1186/1471-2342-12-7

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