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Table 1 Characteristics of the participants

From: Hyperalgesia affects muscle activity and knee range of motion during a single-limb mini squat in individuals with knee osteoarthritis: a cross-sectional study

Variables HG (n = 30)
Mean ± SD
KOAG (n = 30)
Mean ± SD
F p-value
Age (years) 57.4 ± 6.86 59.4 ± 5.46 1.608 0.210
Height (m) 1.63 ± 0.10 1.66 ± 0.08 0.987 0.325
Weight (Kg) 68.87 ± 10.89 78.93 ± 14.99 8.534 0.005*
Body mass index 25.64 ± 3.36 28.40 ± 4.30 7.669 0.008*
VAS 0.36 ± 0.91 5.93 ± 1.69 243,242 0.000*
WOMAC 1.66 ± 4.43 33.54 ± 21.20 62.799 0.000*
Sex Men (15) Men (15)   
Women (15) Women (15)   
Involvement Bilateral (14):   
  11(R) 3 (L)   
  Unilateral (16):   
  10 (R) 6 (L)   
  1. HG Healthy Group, KOAG Knee osteoarthritis group, VAS visual analog scale, WOMAC Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Index, R right, L left; *p-value≤0.05