Table 3

Baseline characteristics for the three treatment groups

Running program (SD) N = 25

Running program + exercises (SD) N = 24

Running program + compression stocking (SD) N = 25

p-value


Height (centimeters)

175,4 (4,9)

171,6 (5,1)

177,0 (9,9)

NS

Weight (kilograms)

68,7 (8,1)

68,3 (7,7)

70,4 (11,2)

NS

BMI (kilograms/(length)2)

22,2 (1,8)

22,9 (2,6)

22,3 (2,6)

NS

Age (years)

22,2 (6,8)

20,7 (6,4)

23,0 (8,2)

NS

Sex (percentage females)

65,2%

72,7%

53,5%

NS

Side with complaints (percentage bilateral complaints)

87,0%

77,3%

96,4%

NS

Centimeters of pain on palpation

12,2 (4,9)

11,6 (5,1)

16,1 (8,8)

NS

Days with complaints

178,0 (319,2)

174,0 (274,1)

213,7 (363,8)

NS

Meters run without pain on treadmill

708,7 (423,9)

572,6 (419,2)

591,8 (427,2)

NS

Phase 1: 36%

Phase 2: 28%

Phase 3: 24%

Phase 4: 12%

Phase 1: 38%

Phase 2: 33%

Phase 3: 17%

Phase 4: 13%

Phase 1: 44%

Phase 2: 28%

Phase 3: 16%

Phase 4: 20%

NS


Abbreviations: NS not significant (p > 0.05)

Moen et al. Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation, Therapy & Technology 2012 4:12   doi:10.1186/1758-2555-4-12

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