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Table 1 Baseline characteristics

From: Effects of home-based resistance training and neuromuscular electrical stimulation in knee osteoarthritis: a randomized controlled trial

  Experimental condition
  NMES (n = 10) RT (n = 10) Control (n = 6)
Female: Male 4:6 4:6 3:3
Age (years) 63.9 ± 5.8 63.4 ± 5.9 65.2 ± 3.1
Height (m) 1.59 ± 0.10 1.60 ± 0.07 1.62 ± 0.15
Body mass index (kg/m2) 33.7 ± 5.6 33.9 ± 8.3 31.7 ± 4.1
Walk test (s) 15.43 ± 3.61 16.81 ± 3.39 16.64 ± 3.64
Chair Rise Test (s) 7.37 ± 2.05 8.33 ± 1.45 8.16 ± 2.23
Stair Climb Test (s) 14.31 ± 5.11 15.12 ± 5.32 13.27 ± 5.36
  1. Values are mean ± standard deviation.
  2. NMES, Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation Group; RT, Resistance Training Group.
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