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Table 2 Baseline physical activity and 6-month change (median [25th and 75th percentile] or mean ± sd) of elderly living in long-term care facilities (N = 157)

From: Effects of resistance and functional-skills training on habitual activity and constipation among older adults living in long-term care facilities: a randomized controlled trial

  Resistance training Functional training Combined training Control
  (n = 40) (n = 41) (n = 45) (n = 31)
  baseline 6 m change baseline 6 m change baseline 6 m change baseline 6 m change
total physical activity (min/d) 85 [47;120]* 12 [-20;39] 118 [71;178] -2 [-43;36] 111 [64;167] 1 [-31;22] 128 [69;159] -10 [-39;30]
total moderate activity (min/d) 21 [6.41] -6 [-22;6] 41 [18;59] -3 [-22;6] 43 [9;52] -4 [-17;3] 32 [11;81] 1 [-17;15]
Time spent sitting (min/d) 508 [204;568] -3 [-17;41] 484 [277;579] -8 [-58;29] 510 [305;569] 8 [-56;64] 466 [214;532] 0 [-31;19]
total counts per day 87778 ± 37427 7397 ± 25631 102137 ± 45412 -455 ± 44344 119460 ± 66204 -528 ± 49601 105610 ± 48437 2808 ± 40467
counts per minute 113 ± 45 7 ± 29 133 ± 54 -0.1 ± 49 150 ± 77 1 ± 66 136 ± 58 3 ± 40
  1. * p ≤ 0.05, for between group difference at baseline