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Table 1 Participant characteristics in Study 1 (n = 363)

From: COL5A1 rs12722 polymorphism is not associated with passive muscle stiffness and sports-related muscle injury in Japanese athletes

 AllMenWomenP value
Men vs. Women
n363231132 
Age, year20.5 ± 2.020.7 ± 2.020.2 ± 1.90.043
Height, cm169.3 ± 9.0174.0 ± 6.6161.2 ± 6.5<0.001
Body mass, kg64.2 ± 11.668.4 ± 11.556.8 ± 7.2<0.001
PSLR ROM, degree82.3 ± 17.377.1 ± 14.491.5 ± 18.1<0.001
SR ROM, cm10.43 ± 9.58.3 ± 9.613.9 ± 8.2<0.001
Shear modulus (kPa)a
 Biceps femoris19.9 ± 7.019.8 ± 7.320.1 ± 6.40.652
 Semitendinosus25.8 ± 8.627.3 ± 9.122.9 ± 6.4<0.001
 Semimembranosus40.4 ± 16.742.5 ± 17.436.2 ± 14.50.001
Stretch, % yes78.273.981.10.123
  1. Values are presented as the mean ± SD unless noted otherwise. Bold emphasis: P < 0.05
  2. aData are available 353, 353, 331 participants for the biceps femoris, semitendinosus, and semimembranosus, respectively