Table 2

Subject demographics

variable

Responsive (n = 21)

Nonresponsive (n = 8)


Gender (males:females)

6:15

2:6


Age (years)

55.3 ± 5.7

52.5 ± 7.8


Height (cm)

162.8 ± 6.8

165.4 ± 7.2


Weight (Kg)

65.4 ± 7.9

63.3 ± 5.8


Duration of symptoms

11.7 ± 3.4*

17.9 ± 4.8


Pre-Glenohumeral Internal rotation (°)

32.1 ± 9.5

26.1 ± 6.6


Post-Glenohumeral Internal rotation (°)

68.8 ± 12.1*

32.2 ± 10.8


Pre-slope (Kg/mm) for PDa

0.62 ± 0.11*

0.56 ± 0.09


Post- slope (Kg/mm) for PDa

0.42 ± 0.09*

0.52 ± 0.13


Pre- slope (Kg/mm) for IFb

0.63 ± 0.02*

0.48 ± 0.09


Post- slope (Kg/mm) for IFb

0.48 ± 0.07*

0.52 ± 0.10


Pre- slope (Kg/mm) for TMc

0.49 ± 0.15

0.48 ± 0.11


Post- slope (Kg/mm) for TMc

0.41 ± 0.13

0.39 ± 0.11


Pre-Flex-SFd

32.9 ± 2.5

32.5 ± 6.1


Post-Flex-SFd

43.3 ± 4.8*

38.2 ± 2.8


PDa posterior deltoid; IFb infraspinatus; TMc teres minor

FLEX-SFd Flexilever Scale of Shoulder Function.

*: There were significant differences between 2 groups (P < 0.005)

Yang et al. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012 13:46   doi:10.1186/1471-2474-13-46

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