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Table 1 Comparison of Estradiol concentration, Anterior Knee Laxity, Genu Recurvatum, and General Joint Laxity by two phases (late follicular and ovulatory)

From: Comparison of anterior knee laxity, stiffness, genu recurvatum, and general joint laxity in the late follicular phase and the ovulatory phase of the menstrual cycle

  Late follicular phase Ovulatory phase
E2 concentration [pg/mm] 0.95 ± 0.12 1.11 ± 0.28*
AKL [mm]
 44 N 3.35 ± 1.44 3.06 ± 1.34
 89 N 5.66 ± 1.76 5.31 ± 1.82
 133 N 7.42 ± 2.09 7.06 ± 2.12
Stiffness [N/m]
 44-89 N 21.61 ± 7.19 21.75 ± 6.30
 89-133 N 27.83 ± 8.52 27.17 ± 7.47
GR
 Angle [°] 6.37 ± 2.57 7.32 ± 2.32*
GJL
 Score [points] 1.98 ± 1.35 2.21 ± 1.32*
  1. Values are mean ± SD (n = 15)
  2. E2 estradiol, AKL anterior knee laxity, GR genu recurvatum, GJL general joint laxity
  3. * p < 0.05 vs. late follicular phase