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Table 3 Muscle strength, expressed as a percentage of predicted value, mean (SD)

From: Muscle strength, physical fitness and well-being in children and adolescents with juvenile idiopathic arthritis and the effect of an exercise programme: a randomized controlled trial

Muscle –group n Exercise n Control p- valuea
Shoulder abductors 28 70.5 (17.6) 15 73.4 (21.6) 0.636
Elbow extensors 28 84.1 (19.6) 15 75.7 (12.7) 0.144
Hip extensors 27 52.1 (18.9) 15 55.9 (13.1) 0.496
Hip flexors 28 91.8 (17.8) 15 92.9 (25.5) 0.870
Hip abductors 28 33.9 (10.2) 15 38.8 (10.4) 0.138
Knee extensors 28 80.9 (21.5) 15 84.4 (15.4) 0.575
  1. a unpaired t-test.