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Table 3 Mean and SD of sum muscle activity (Σ in µV) at CMVJa for Co and CMG as well as jump height (in cm)

From: The Influence of Customized Mouthguards on the Muscular Activity of the Masticatory Muscles at Maximum Bite and Motor Performance During Static and Dynamic Exercises

Parameters:
Sum in µV
Co
Mean ± SD
CMG
Mean ± SD
p value \(\eta_{p}^{2}\)
Σ Masseter 189.2 ± 59.2 158.1 ± 36.4 0.06 0.21
Σ Sternocleidomastoids 166.4 ± 49.1 138.3 ± 42.5 0.19 0.15
Σ Rectus femoris 146.7 ± 48.7 156.8 ± 84.7 0.86 0.01
Σ Erector spinae 193.3 ± 55.5 230.3 ± 82.8 0.12 0.13
Jump height in cm 52.5 ± 5.2 53.3 ± 4.8 0.43 0.06
  1. * = significantly different, Co = control, CMG = custom made mouthguard; SD = standard deviation, Σ = sum of bilateral muscular mean values, \(\eta_{p}^{2}\) = part. Eta square