Table 1

Characteristics of the subjects
Experimental groups
KIN (n = 16) TENS (n = 12) US (n = 12)
Age (yr) 59.6 ± 7.2 64.8 ± 7.0 62.8 ± 7.6
(48 – 70) (50 – 74) (51 – 77)
Height (cm) 154.6 ± 6.1 153.4 ± 6.8 153.8 ± 6.0
(146.0 – 166.0) (143.0 – 165.0) (141.0 – 163.0)
Body mass (kg) 71.1 ± 10.8 73.9 ± 13.7 71.3 ± 10.0
(48.0 – 92.0) (58.0 – 112.0) (50.9 – 85.0)
Years diagnosed with osteoarthritis 5.6 ± 5.6 5.2 ± 6.8 4.8 ± 3.4
(0.08 – 15) (1 – 25) (1 – 10)

Data expressed as mean ± S.D. (min – max).

Mascarin et al.

Mascarin et al. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012 13:182   doi:10.1186/1471-2474-13-182

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