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Table 1 Anthropometrics, preferred sports, running duration within the experiment (experimental load), and numbers of analysed compartments for the tested groups

From: Microdialysis for chronic exertional compartment syndrome: a pilot study

  CECS Patients Controls p-value
N 12 6 n.a.
Age [years] 23 ± 7.6 (15–37) 21 ± 1.0 (19–24) 0.596
Height [cm] 177 ± 8 (158–185) 182 ± 10 (198–167) 0.304
Weight [kg] 67.9 ± 12.0 (50.0–100.0) 67.2 ± 9.3 (54.0–77.0) 0.908
BMI [kg/m2] 21.7 ± 3.0 (17.9–29.9) 20.2 ± 0.6 (19.4–21.1) 0.300
Sport    n.a.
 • Running 8 3  
 • Swimming 2 1  
 • Volleyball 0 2  
 • Rowing 1 0  
 • Basketball 1 0  
Experimental load [min] 36 ± 18.8 (15–90) 29 ± 4.2 (25–35) 0.442
Analysed Compartments [n]    n.a.
 • Females 7 4  
 • Males 5 3  
 • Anterior 4 3  
 • Deep posterior 8 3  
 • Right/left 5/7 3/3  
  1. N.a. not applicable