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Table 3 5 JT and SJ performances of male and female subjects before and after ballasting

From: The effect of body composition on strength and power in male and female students

Groups
Tests
Male Weighted male Female ∆ M/F (%)
Male vs. Female
∆ F/wM (%)
Female vs weighted Male
∆ reduction (%) Male vs. Female (after cancelling the sex difference in fat mass) ∆ wM/M (%)
Male vs. Weighted male
5JT (m) 11.4 ± 0.5 9.9 ± 0.5 8.7 ± 0.71 23.5
p < 0.001
11,7
p < 0.001
50,1 13.3
p < 0.001
SJ        
 Height (cm) 32.4 ± 2.7 27.8 ± 2.5 21.1 ± 1.9 34.7
p < 0.001
23.8
p < 0.001
31,4 14.3
p < 0.01
 Power(Watt/kg) 15.8 ± 1.40 12.8 ± 1 11.9 ± 1.1 24.9
p < 0.001
7.0
p < 0.05
71,7 19.2
p < 0.01
  1. Data presentation as in Table 1.
  2. ∆ F/wM (%), difference between female and weighted male students expressed as in % of the value of weighted male students; NB, data obtained in the tests performed on the lower limbs (i.e. 5JT and SJ), are not relative to the body mass or lean mass