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Table 2 Body composition

From: Effect of high body mass index on knee muscle strength and function after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction using hamstring tendon autografts

  Baseline 16 weeks 28 weeks p value §p value δp value
Mean±SD Mean±SD Mean±SD
Weight (kg) Normal BMI group 61±9 † 62±10‡† 62±10 0.028 0.175 0.263
High BMI group 85±12 86±12 86±12 0.134 0.214 0.938
p value <  0.001 <  0.001 <  0.001    
BMI (kg/m2) Normal BMI group 23±2 23±2 23±2 0.641 0.528 0.326
High BMI group 29±3 29±4 29±3 0.277 0.414 0.775
p value <  0.001 <  0.001 <  0.001    
LBM (kg) Normal BMI group 45±8 45±8 45±8 0.672 0.553 0.326
High BMI group 60±9 60±10 61±10 §δ 0.682 0.017 0.049
p value 0.002 0.003 0.001    
Body fat (kg) Normal BMI group 16±3 17±3‡† 16±4 0.012 0.735 0.141
High BMI group 25±8 26±8 25±8 δ 0.034 0.865 0.036
p value 0.004 0.004 0.005    
LBM/ body fat ratio (%) Normal BMI group 291±55 267±60 291±71δ 0.002 0.994 0.042
High BMI group 260±84 252±86 263±86 0.042 0.678 0.073
p value 0.391 0.624 0.391    
  1. LBM Lean body mass
  2. p ≤ 0.05 between normal and high BMI group
  3. §p ≤ .05 between baseline and 28 weeks
  4. p ≤ .05 between baseline and 16 weeks
  5. δp ≤ .05 between 16 weeks and 28 weeks
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