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Table 2 Physical variables for participants with and without self-reported knee pain (data reported as mean (SD))

From: Reduced strength, poor balance and concern about falls mediate the relationship between knee pain and fall risk in older people

VariableKnee pain
N = 118
No knee pain
N = 214
Melbourne Edge Test, dB20.8 (1.5)20.6 (1.7)
Proprioception, deg1.9 (1.4)1.9 (1.5)
Knee extension torque, %body weight x height6.42 (2.32) a7.32 (2.56)
Reaction Time, ms240 (57) a227 (36)
Sway Eyes Open on Floor, mm97 (40) a85 (44)
Sway Eyes Closed on Floor, mm147 (69) a129 (68)
Sway Eyes Open on Foam, mm228 (122)224 (124)
Sway Eyes Closed on Foam, mm562 (287)557 (278)
Maximal Balance Range, mm139 (40)143 (39)
Coordinated Stability, score15.8 (13.5) a13.1 (13.3)
Sit to Stand, s16.6 (0.5) a14.9 (0.3)
Timed Up and Go, s10.7 (0.4) a9.4 (0.2)
Gait speed, m/s1.03 (0.2) a1.10 (0.2)
CSRT Decision Time, s0.83 (0.14) a0.80 (0.17)
CSRT Movement Time, s0.35 (0.12)0.36 (0.11)
CSRT Total Time, s1.18 (0.20)1.16 (0.23)
  1. SD Standard deviation, CSRT Choice Stepping Reaction Time
  2. aP < .05 for tests comparing between group differences
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