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Table 1 Characteristics of case and control subjects

From: Reliability and validity of spinal coordination patterns during treadmill walking in persons with thoracic spine pain – a preliminary study

Characteristic Case subjects mean (SD) Control subjects mean (SD)
Age (years) 32.0 (11.8) 30.6 (9.0)
Height (cm) 168.9 (8.3) 169.0 (6.9)
Mass (kg) 62.9 (10.1) 63.0 (9.2)
BMI (kg/m 2 ) 22.0 (2.5) 22.1 (2.9)
CWS (m/s) 1.45 (0.04) 1.38 (0.02)
Duration of TSP (months) 43.1 (35.3)  
  n (%) n (%)
Gender Female 17 (90%) 17 (90%)
     Male 2 (10%) 2 (10%)
Presence of neck pain 8 (42%)  
  1. CWS = comfortable walking speed.
  2. TSP = thoracic spine pain.