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Table 1 Body composition, blood and functional parameters before and intervention

From: An integrated approach in a case of facioscapulohumeral dystrophy

Parameter Before After UM n.v.
Body composition
Body mass 71.4 62 Kg  
BMI 21.9 ± 0.1 19.2 ± 0.1 % 18.5-24.9
TBW 33.8 ± 0.2 38.2 ± 0.3 % 55-62
ECW 50.2 ± 0.3 53.1 ± 0.1 % 40% TBW
ICW 50.3 ± 0.4 47.1 ± 0.2 % 60% TBW
FFM 64.2 ± 0.3 72.1 ± 0.1 % Min 75
FM 36.2 ± 0.2 28.1 ± 0.1 % Max 25
Blood parameters
HDL 42 46 mg/dc >43
Calcium 8.3 8.9 mg/dc 8.5-11
Total Proteins 5.9 6.6 g/dc 6-8
Albumin 52.5 56.6 % 55.8-66.1
Alpha1 globulin 5.5 4 % 2.9-4.9
Alpha2 globulin 12.7 11 % 7.1-11.8
Beta1 globulin 6.3 5.5 % 4.7-7.2
Beta2 globulin 4.9 4.4 % 3.2-6.5
Gamma globulin 18.1 18.5 % 11.1-18.8
A/G 1.11 1.3 - 1.26-1.95
Functional parameters
HR 68 65 b/min  
HRpeak 143 141 b/min  
REE 1358 1332 ml · min−1  
VO2(7.5Watt) 11.76 7.9 ml/Kg/min−1  
VE 30 20 L/min  
Borg Scale7.5Watt 17 14   
Muscle district Right Left Right Left   
Shoulder abductors 16,7* 21,6† 38.2* 39.2† N  
Elbow flexors 25,5‡ 16,7‡ 20,6‡ 23,5‡ N
Elbow extensor 6,9‡ 12,7‡ 11,7‡ 10,7‡ N  
  1. BMI: body mass index; TBW: total body water; ECW: extracellular water; ICW: intracellular water; FFM: fat free mass; FM: fat mass; HDL: high density lipoprotein; A/G: albumin globulin ratio. HR: heart rate; mHR: maximal heart rate (mHR = 206.9 – (0.67*age); REE: resting energy expenditure; VO2(7.5Watt): oxygen consumption at 7.5 Watt load; VE: ventilation exchange; Isometric force in Newton; *23°; † 28°; ‡ 90°.