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Table 3 Participation, Adherence and Exercise Characteristics in the Resistance Training and Control Group

From: The Feasibility of performing resistance exercise with acutely ill hospitalized older adults

   ROM (n = 20) RESISTANCE (n = 19) p-VALUE
Participation, total   96% 71% 0.004
   MMSE < 24   N/A 79% 0.214a
   MMSE ≥ 24   N/A 64%  
Adherence, total   95% 63% 0.020b
   MMSE < 24   N/A 70% 0.650a
   MMSE ≥ 24   N/A 56%  
Weight for single leg KE, kg, (SD)     
  Female N/A 4.2 (1.1) N/A
  Male N/A 5.8 (2.8) N/A
  Total N/A 4.7 (1.8)c N/A
Duration of session, min. (SD)   10.0 (0.0) 36.2 (4.8) <0.001d
  1. ROM, range of motion; N/A, not applicable; KE, knee extension; min., minutes. a p value compares participation or adherence for subjects with cognitive impairment to those without cognitive impairment. b Fishers Exact Test. c valid n = 18. d Comparisons were made using the Mann-Whitney U Test.