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Table 1 Quadriceps strength in patients with osteopenia and a healed wrist fracture (n = 18) and matched controls (n = 18)

From: Postmenopausal women with osteopenia and a healed wrist fracture have reduced physical function and quality of life compared to a matched, healthy control group with no fracture

    Mean difference P Value
  Patients Controls (95% CI)  
Right peak torque 60° (Nm) 102.4 113.2 -10.8 (-26.9 to 5.4) 0.178
Left peak torque 60° (Nm) 96.4 115.0 -18.6 (-34.6 to -2.6) 0.025
Right total work 180° (J) 1276.8 1536.7 -259.9 (-464.9 to -54.9) 0.016
Left total work 180° (J) 1194.8 1480.4 -285.6 (-492.7 to -78.5) 0.010
  1. Data are presented as mean, CI Confidence Interval, Nm Newton metres, J Joule.