Table 2 

Between day reliability of peak torque, work done and endurance ratio in all patients and volunteers (n = 39). 

Mean value for the tests 
Mean difference between the tests 
SD of the difference between tests 
Intraclass correlation coefficient (95% CI) 



Quadriceps 

Peak torque (N) 
69 
9 
14 
0.91 (0.82–0.95) 
Work (J) 
1098 
125 
321 
0.84 (0.69–0.92) 
Endurance ratio (%) 
87 
15 
38 
0.56 (0.17–0.77) 
Hamstrings 

Peak torque (N) 
42 
8 
13 
0.86 (0.75–0.93) 
Work (J) 
682 
110 
197 
0.88 (0.77–0.94) 
Endurance ratio (%) 
102 
14 
60 
0.49 (0.02–0.74) 


SD = standard deviation; CI = confidence interval 

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