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Table 1 Demographic details for three groups of participants

From: An investigation of the control of quadriceps in people who are hypermobile; a case control design. Do the results impact our choice of exercise for people with symptomatic hypermobility?

  NF (n = 30) GJH (n = 30) JHS (n = 30) p value
Age 27.6 ± 6.3 27.1 ± 6.2 30.7 ± 8.9 0.18
Sex 63.3a 80.0 93.0 0.02
Beighton 1.1 ± 0.9a 5.9 ± 1.5 5.9 ± 1.7 0.001
HAP (AAS) 90.5 ± 8.5 87.1 ± 14.8 69.5 ± 20.8a 0.001
  1. People with Normal flexibility, no knee pain (NF), Generalised Joint Hypermobility, no knee pain (GJH) and Joint Hypermobility Syndrome, plus knee pain (JHS). The percentage of females in the groups as well as the mean ± standard deviation of age, Beighton Score and Human Activity Profile (HAP; Adjusted Activity Score (AAS)) are given
  2. adenotes a significant difference relative to the other two groups