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Table 1 Characteristics of participants with Generalised Joint Hypermobility (GJH), and without GJH (controls)

From: The association between generalized joint hypermobility and active horizontal shoulder abduction in 10–15 year old competitive swimmers

  GJH (n = 29) Controls (n = 63) p-value
(mean, SD) (mean, SD)
Sex (no. girls) 20 29 0.04a
Age (years) 12.62 ± 1.6 12.88 ± 1.2 0.37
Height (m) 1.61 ± 11.7 1.66 ± 10.6 0.05b
Mass (kg) 50.01 ± 11.7 53.51 ± 10.2 0.14
Right AHSA (degree) 45.55 ± 9.55 43.23 ± 13.6 0.41
Left AHSA (degree) 44.06 ± 9.68 41.03 ± 9.0 0.14
  1. AHSA Active Horizontal Shoulder Abduction
  2. aSignificant difference between sexes
  3. bSignificant difference between groups