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Table 2 Demographics (mean (SD), n (%)) for girls with Generalized Joint Hypermobility (GJH) and girls without (non-GJH)

From: No difference in knee muscle activation and kinematics during treadmill walking between adolescent girls with and without asymptomatic Generalised Joint Hypermobility

  GJH
(n = 16)
non-GJH
(n = 10)
p-value
Beighton score (0–9), mean (SD) 6.8 (0.7) 1.3 (1.6) < 0.01*
Age (years), mean (SD) 14.0 (0.0) 14.3 (0.5) 0.019*
BMI (kg/m2), mean (SD) 21.0 (2.8) 21.0 (1.9) 0.971
Height (cm), mean (SD) 165.8 (4.9) 165.8 (4.4) 0.968
Weight (kg), mean (SD) 57.7 (9.1) 57.7 (4.7) 0.986
Sports weekly (yes), n (%) 12 (75) 9 (90) 0.617
Hours/week with sports, mean (SD) 3.7 (3.8) 4.1 (3.0) 0.754
Knee pain on the test day, n (%) 1 (6) 1 (10) 1.000
  1. *indicates a statistically significant difference (p-value < 0.05) between participants with GJH and non-GJH