Table 2

Comparison of results of fitness tests between the soo bahk do practitioners and the sedentary subjects

Soo bahk doSedentaryt ValuePercentage differencep Value
Values are mean (SD).
BW, Body weight.
Balance (seconds)61.8 (37.8)26.2 (16.6)2.64135.80.02
Vo2max (ml/kg/min)41.0 (8.9)31.1 (12.3)2.0231.80.04
Quad strength (% kg/BW)99.5 (11.3)83.0 (15.5)2.4419.90.02
Grip strength (% kg/BW)59.4 (12.6)51. 5 (9.9)1.4715.30.09
Sit and reach (cm)22.2 (12.0)10.4 (9.4)2.72113.50.01
Sit ups66.1 (12.9)37.3 (12.4)9.3777.20.00006
Push ups47.0 (10.9)18.6 (9.6)5.4152.60.0003
Body composition (%)18.9 (4.5)30.8 (8.4)3.5863.00.004