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Table 4 Electromyography (EMG) in %MVE (mean, SD) measured during treadmill walking for girls with Generalized Joint Hypermobility (GJH) and girls without GJH (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
Quadriceps (Q) 4.9 (2.0) 5.0 (1.5) 0.99
 Vastus lateralis (VL) 5.5 (2.8) 5.3 (1.4) 0.78
 Vastus medialis (VM) 4.4 (1.7) 4.7 (2.0) 0.68
Hamstrings (H) 6.3 (2.4) 6.7 (2.6) 0.60
 Biceps femoris (BF) 5.5 (2.3) 6.3 (2.9) 0.39
 Semitendinosus (ST) 7.1 (3.1) 7.1 (2.9) 0.91
Gastrocnemius (G) 11.7 (3.4) 12.3 (4.9) 0.77
 Gastrocnemius lateralis (GL) 9.7 (3.6) 11.2 (5.2) 0.34
 Gastrocnemius medialis (GM) 13.6 (4.6) 13.5 (5.8) 0.80
  1. MVE maximal voluntary electromyography, quadriceps, VL vastus lateralis, VM vastus medialis, hamstrings, BF biceps femoris, ST semitendinosus, G gastrocnemius, GL gastrocnemius lateralis, GM gastrocnemius medialis