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Table 2 Cervical isometric neck strength (kg)

From: Cervical isometric strength and range of motion of elite rugby union players: a cohort study

  All players Forwards Backs Significance
Flexion 30.92 (5.20) 32.00 (5.60) 28.54 (3.98) 0.079
Extension 43.39 (6.39) 44.92 (7.12) 39.52 (5.12) 0.035
Left side flexion 40.54 (6.97) 42.90 (7.70) 35.02 (4.50) 0.003
Right side flexion 40.34 (7.60) 43.15 (7.58) 35.03 (4.53) 0.002
Left rotation 36.09 (6.15) 37.56 (6.96) 33.08 (3.31) 0.006
Right rotation 36.69 (5.38) 38.55 (5.52) 33.46 (3.04) 0.038
  1. All data reported as mean (SD). Remains significant at p = 0.05 adjusting for multiple comparisons.