Table 5

 Comparison of changes in other outcome measures across time (24, 48 and 72 h after exercise)

Control (n = 20)Intervention (n = 20)z Scorep Value
p<0.01.
Values are either median (interquartile range) or mean (SD).
Serum CK (IU/l)
    24 h42.0 (10.3–97.0)38.0 (13.8–78.3)−0.240.81
    48 h24.0 (−14.0–71.3)11.0 (−4.5–23.5)−1.250.21
    72 h17.0 (−4.5–58.3)8.5 (−31.5–33.8)−1.070.29
Thigh circumference mid-belly (mm)
    24 h1.7 (6.5)2.4 (7.2)−0.3220.75
    48 h1.1 (7.0)4.0 (5.7)−1.4360.16
    72 h2.1 (5.9)2.2 (6.1)−0.0530.96
Thigh circumference musculotendinous (mm)
    24 h2.0 (5.1)1.3 (5.4)0.4200.68
    48 h1.7 (6.1)1.0 (5.9)0.3680.72
    72 h2.8 (5.5)1.0 (5.1)1.0760.29
One-legged hop for distance (m)
    24 h−0.08 (0.08)−0.07 (0.11)−0.4920.63
    48 h−0.08 (0.09)−0.05 (0.13)−0.9960.33
    72 h−0.08 (0.11)−0.03 (0.12)−1.3660.18
Maximal isometric strength (N.m)
    24 h−17.4 (20.5)−11.5 (22.5)−0.8580.40
    48 h−5.5 (22.1)−4.4 (19.5)−0.1590.88
    72 h1.8 (22.1)−0.3 (28.3)0.2670.79