Skip to main content

Table 3 Changes (mean ± SD) in strength parameters

From: The effects of low-repetition and light-load power training on bone mineral density in postmenopausal women with sarcopenia: a pilot study

  Training (n = 7) Control (n = 8) ANOVA Interaction
  Pre Post Pre Post F P
Grip strength (kg) 24.3 ± 3.1 24.4 ± 3.1 25.7 ± 3.9 24.4 ± 4.3 2.748 0.121
KE strength (N/kg2) 1.8 ± 0.3 2.0 ± 0.3 2.0 ± 0.3 2.0 ± 0.4 5.956 0.030*
SMI (kg/m2) 5.4 ± 0.3 5.5 ± 0.3 5.6 ± 0.5 5.6 ± 0.4 1.044 0.326
  1. KE Knee-Extensor, SMI Skeletal muscle mass index
  2. *p < 0.05