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Table 1 Characteristics of the children included in the study and p-values for comparisons between girls and boys

From: Effect of practice on learning to maintain balance under dynamic conditions in children: are there sex differences?

 Girls (n = 16)Boys (n = 16)p-value
Age (years)8.5 ± 0.58.6 ± 0.5.733
Body height (cm)136.3 ± 6.3139.2 ± 6.6.208
Body mass (kg)32.0 ± 6.333.0 ± 5.8.650
Leg length (cm)72.8 ± 4.674.8 ± 3.7.193
Maturity offseta (years from PHV)−2.81 ± 0.46−3.69 ± 0.41.000
  1. Values are presented as means ± standard deviations. aMaturity offset was calculated by using the formula provided by Moore et al. [16]. PHV peak height velocity