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Table 3 Descriptive data on %KE-F, %KE-F/BM, %STS-PI, and %STS-VI in older-old group

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

Variables Men Women
%KE-F, % 85.8 ± 28.7 85.2 ± 28.1
%KE-F/BM, % 89.8 ± 28.2 89.9 ± 28.6
%STS-PI, % 81.7 ± 27.5 66.1 ± 27.3b
%STS-VI, % 85.6 ± 26.2 69.2 ± 25.4a
  1. Values are means ± SDs
  2. %KE-F KE-F value relative to the mean value of younger-old group, %KE-F/BM KE-F/BM value relative to the mean value of younger-old group, %STS-PI STS-PI value relative to the mean value of STS-PI of younger-old group, %STS-VI STS-VI value relative to the mean value of STS-VI of younger-old group
  3. aSignificantly different from men at p < 0.0001 as a result of unpaired t-test
  4. bSignificantly different from men at p < 0.001 as a result of unpaired t-test