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Table 1 Physical characteristics of the subjects

From: Sex difference in age-related changes in knee extensor strength and power production during a 10-times-repeated sit-to-stand task in Japanese elderly

  Two-way ANOVA
Variables Sex YOG OOG Age Sex Age × sex
Body height, m M 1.636 ± 0.057ab 1.608 ± 0.062b p < 0.0001 p < 0.0001 p = 0.215
  W 1.521 ± 0.050a 1.482 ± 0.053    
Body mass, kg M 62.6 ± 7.7ab 59.5 ± 8.3b p < 0.0001 p < 0.0001 p = 0.845
  W 53.5 ± 7.4a 50.7 ± 7.2    
BMI M 23.39 ± 2.60 23.00 ± 2.69 p = 0.399 p = 0.802 p = 0.475
  W 23.14 ± 3.21 23.11 ± 3.21    
  1. Values are means ± SDs
  2. M men, W women, YOG younger-old group, OOG older-old group
  3. aSignificantly different from OOG at p < 0.0001 as a result of Scheffe test
  4. bSignificantly different from women at p < 0.0001 as a result of Scheffe test