Table 3

Difference between peak torque, work done and endurance ratio in patients and matched volunteers. Values are median [inter-quartile range].

Patients (n = 13)

Matched volunteers (n = 13)

p value


Quadriceps

Peak torque (N)

65 [27–71]

74 [54–84]

ns

Work (J)

821 [576–1386]

1057 [960–1393]

ns

Endurance ratio (%)

84 [72–108]

75 [70–90]

ns

Hamstrings

Peak torque (N)

32 [13–39]

48 [36–54]

ns

Work (J)

515 [167–706]

721 [540–902]

ns

Endurance ratio (%)

95 [91–164]

88 [79–120]

ns


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

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