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

Wilcock et al. BMC Palliative Care 2008 7:3   doi:10.1186/1472-684X-7-3

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