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Table 1 Summary of sub-mode performances during SCAT5s at rest (RSCAT) and immediately after exercise (EXSCAT)

From: The effect of exercise on baseline SCAT5 performance in male professional Rugby players

  Resting SCAT performed first, REST1-EX2 (n = 542) Exercise SCAT performed first, EX1-REST2 (n = 156)
Median days between tests   0.03 days (IQR 0.02–1.09) 3.03 days (IQR 0.96–8.87)
   RSCAT ExSCAT ExSCAT RSCAT
  Scale Mean (SD) Median Mean (SD) Median Mean (SD) Median Mean (SD) Median
Symptom number 0–22 points 1.11 (2.42) 0 1.21 (2.59) 0 1.23 (2.56) 0 0.53 (1.5) 0
Symptom severity 0–132 points 1.64 (4.26) 0 1.78 (4.2) 0 1.94 (4.69) 0 0.71 (2.06) 0
Orientation 0–5 points 4.83 (0.38) 5 4.88 (0.33) 5 4.82 (0.41) 5 4.79 (0.42) 5
Immediate memory (n = 424 Rest1; 63 Ex1) 0–30 points 21.63 (3.79) 22 21.65 (3.99) 21 21.34 (3.91) 21 20.96 (3.74) 21
Concentration 0–5 points 4.17 (0.98) 5 4.22 (0.94) 5 4.21 (1.04) 5 4.42 (0.85) 5
Delayed recall (n = 424 Rest1; 63 Ex1) 0–10 points 6.93 (1.9) 1 6.95 (2.09) 1 7.22 (1.8) 3 6.82 (2) 1
Tandem gait assessment seconds 10.58 (1.62) 11 10.06 (1.56) 10 10.27 (1.74) 10.15 10.19 (1.71) 10
M-BESS
 Double leg Errors made 0.02 (0.25) 0 0 (0.11) 0 0.01 (0.16) 0 0.01 (0.11) 0
 Single leg Errors made 2.07 (1.96) 2 2.42 (2.01) 2 2.4 (2.07) 2 1.91 (1.62) 2
 Tandem stance Errors made 0.79 (1.2) 0 0.95 (1.29) 0 0.83 (1.27) 0 0.71 (1.17) 0
 Total errors Errors made 2.89 (2.55) 2 3.38 (2.75) 3 3.25 (2.8) 3 2.64 (2.24) 2