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Table 1 Descriptive characteristics of the participants (n = 40)

From: Effect of abdominal drawing-in maneuver during hip extension on the muscle onset time of gluteus maximus, hamstring, and lumbar erector spinae in subjects with hyperlordotic lumbar angle

  LHLA (n = 20) LNLA (n = 20) Significance
Mean ± SD Mean ± SD
Age (years) 22.7 ± 3.8 23.2 ± 3.2 NS
Gender    NS
Male 9 (45%) 9 (45%)
Female 11 (55%) 11 (55%)
Height (cm) 165.7 ± 9.1 164.5 ± 10.1 NS
Weight (kg) 60.4 ± 8.3 62.4 ± 6.9 NS
Lumbar lordotic angle (°) 36.2 ± 2.1 60.6 ± 4.6* P <0.05
Pelvic tilt angle (°) 16.9 ± 1.3 7.1 ± 1.9* P <0.05
  1. LHLA, Lumbar hyper lordotic angle; LNLA, Lumbar normal lordotic angle; SD, Standard deviation; *indicates a significant differences between the groups.