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Table 1 Group characteristics

From: Handgrip force steadiness in young and older adults: a reproducibility study

Characteristic Old Young
Number (sex) 30 (63% female; 37% male) 10 (50% female; 50% male)
Age (years) 67±8 24±3
Height (cm) 171±7 174±8
Weight (kg) 80±21 72±7
BMI (kg/cm2) 27 24
Left Mean MVC (kg) 20.7±6 25.6±7
Right Mean MVC (kg) 22.4±6 26.7±8
  1. BMI and MVC is body mass index and maximal voluntary contraction, respectively