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Table 3 Pressure Pain Threshold (kg/cm2) at 3 Sites (A, B, and C) of Brachioradialis Muscles (combined right and left sides) in Different Sex

From: Mechanical pain sensitivity of deep tissues in children - possible development of myofascial trigger points in children

Measured Sites A B C A vs B a A vs C a B vs C a
All Children
(n = 1,010)
1.36 ± 0.63 1.52 ± 0.75 1.88 ± 0.98 P < .05 P < .05 P < .05
Boys
(n = 516)
1.35 ± 0.61 1.51 ± 0.70 1.859 ± 0.93 P < .05 P < .05 P < .05
Girls
(n = 494)
1.37 ± 0.65 1.53 ± 0.79 1.90 ± 0.980 P < .05 P < .05 P < .05
Boys vs
Girls
P > .05 P > .05 P > .05    
  1. Measured site A = Attachment trigger point; Measured site B = Myofascial trigger point; Measured site C = muscle-tendon junction; a tested with one way repeated measure ANOVA.