Table 1

Initial physical characteristics of participants
Exercise Control
Variable Groups (#) <a onClick="popup('http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2474/13/177/mathml/M3','MathML',630,470);return false;" target="_blank" href="http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2474/13/177/mathml/M3">View MathML</a>±SD Mdn Range Groups (#) <a onClick="popup('http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2474/13/177/mathml/M4','MathML',630,470);return false;" target="_blank" href="http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2474/13/177/mathml/M4">View MathML</a>±SD Mdn Range
Age (yrs) 33 62.9 ± 7.3 60 54 - 80 27 62.2 ± 6.7 60 53 – 80
Height (cm) 22 161.5 ± 3.3 162 152 - 165 19 161.4 ± 3.2 162 152 – 165
Postmenopausal (yrs) 26 13.8 ± 8 11 3 - 30 21 12.9 ± 7.1 10 4 – 30
Body weight (kg) 28 66.4 ± 6.6 68 46 – 78 23 67.2 ± 7.9 68 46 – 84
Body mass index (kg/m2) 21 25.6 ± 2.2 26 20 - 29 18 25.6 ± 2.6 26 20 – 31
Lean body mass (kg) 18 39.2 ± 2.2 39 35 - 43 13 39.1 ± 1.9 39 35 – 42
Fat mass (kg) 6 22.1 ± 5.3 21 17 - 32 4 24.0 ± 8.5 23 15 – 35
Body fat (%) 15 39.3 ± 3.2 39 31 – 44 12 39.1 ± 3.5 39 31 – 46
Calcium intake (mg) 12 846 ± 179 832 609 – 1214 10 868 ± 213 829 626 - 1190
Vitamin D (mcg) 5 5.6 ± 5.1 2 2 - 12 4 5.3 ± 3.9 5 2 – 9
BMD (g/cm2)
- Femoral neck 27 0.749 ± 0.094 0.720 0.580 – 0.925 24 0.766 ± 0.095 0.770 0.590 – 0.927
- Lumbar spine 28 0.957 ± 0.158 0.966 0.595 – 1.180 24 1.00 ± 0.100 1.00 0.600 – 1.200
- Ward’s triangle 8 0.591 ± 0.089 0.575 0.441 – 0.730 6 0.605 ± 0.097 0.598 0.474 – 0.760
- Total hip 13 0.802 ± 0.093 0.840 0.670 – 0.940 11 0.843 ± 0.092 0.869 0.690 – 1.00
- Trochanteric 20 0.659 ± 0.085 0.650 0.510 – 0.806 16 0.682 ± 0.085 0.685 0.520 – 0.840
- Intertrochanteric 11 0.959 ± 0.076 0.986 0.820 – 1.035 7 0.979 ± 0.068 0.990 0.850 – 1.00
- Whole body 8 1.033 ± 0.073 0.99 0.970 – 1.130 7 1.043 ± 0.070 1.002 0.980 – 1.130
- Radius - 1/3 4 0.600 ± 0.028 0.610 0.560 – 0.620 3 0.603 ± 0.012 0.610 0.590 – 0.610
- Radius – mid 4 0.523 ± 0.015 0.530 0.500 – 0.530 3 0.520 ± 0.017 0.530 0.500 – 0.530
- Radius – ultradistal 4 0.363 ± 0.005 0.360 0.360 – 0.370 3 0.363 ± 0.006 0.360 0.360 – 0.370

Notes: Groups (#), number of groups in which data were available; <a onClick="popup('http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2474/13/177/mathml/M5','MathML',630,470);return false;" target="_blank" href="http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2474/13/177/mathml/M5">View MathML</a>±SD, mean ± standard deviation; Mdn, Median; BMD, bone mineral density; Baseline data for aerobic fitness, balance and muscular strength not reported because of the different metrics used in the studies.

Kelley et al.

Kelley et al. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012 13:177   doi:10.1186/1471-2474-13-177

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