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Table 2 Means, standard deviations (within parentheses), t test values, and significance levels comparing control versus intervention groups for all dependent measures at pre-treatment

From: Self-Myofascial Vibro-Shearing: a Randomized Controlled Trial of Biomechanical and Related Changes in Male Breakdancers

Dependent variable Control (N = 55) Intervention (N = 50) t test Significance
Mean (SD) Mean (SD)
Elasticity QM .867 (.100) .851 (.117) .728 .468
Elasticity ITB .836 (.095) .820 (.104) .831 .408
Stiffness QM 455.35 (74.50) 463.38 (103.77) − .452 .653
Stiffness ITB 428.58 (69.98) 424.30 (51.95) .358 .721
MPTT 60.18 (11.06) 58.86 (9.96) .644 .521
MPrTT 104.55 (8.98) 104.28 (9.67) .145 .885
MFFD 26.86 (10.39) 25.76 (9.40) .571 .569
PPT QM 9.65 (4.29) 11.14 (4.33) − 1.769 .080
PPT ITB 8.95 (4.01) 9.79 (3.97) − 1.072 .286
Thermography ITB 29.18 (1.57) 29.93 (1.31) − 2.682 .009
Thermometer ITB 31.70 (.94) 31.95 (.93) − 1.343 .182