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Table 1 Baseline statistics of players at increased risk of Achilles tendinopathy

From: Effects of eccentric exercises on improving ankle dorsiflexion in soccer players

  Intervention group Control group p-value
Age, years 16.3 ± 1.2 16.3 ± 1.2 0.997
Height, meters 1.76 ± 0.07 1.76 ± 0.09 0.992
Weight, kg 65.6 ± 8.1 68.0 ± 10.5 0.344
BMI, kg/m2 21.1 ± 1.8 21.7 ± 2.2 0.207
Weekly training, hours 9.4 ± 2.4 9.0 ± 2.2 0.490
  1. Data is presented as mean ± SD
  2. * Statistically significant difference (p-value < 0.05). SD Standard deviation, BMI Body Mass Index