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Table 1 Mean muscle activity of five muscles during knee extension using Cybex (unit: µV)

From: Compression suits with and without films and their effects on EMG during isokinetic exercise

Muscles Right/left leg Base sportswear Film-free compression suit Film-welded compression suit F p
M (SD) M (SD) M (SD)
Rectus femoris (RF) Right 99.06 (28.18) 113.10 (45.41) 110.92 (46.11) .549 .598
Left 111.38 (19.11)AB 88.76 (16.17)A 121.74 (27.43)B 5.940 .031*
Vastus lateralis (VL) Right 136.52 (40.60) 159.96 (48.70) 176.64 (38.34) 2.787 .121
Left 123.48 (24.56) 139.98 (28.75) 156.98 (32.88) 3.607 .084
Vastus medialis oblique (VMO) Right 141.46 (32.52)A 157.08 (27.85)AB 191.98 (40.64)B 4.638 .046*
Left 147.00 (26.21) 145.56 (43.18) 176.20 (23.87) 1.311 .328
Semi tendinosus (SF) Right 14.54 (2.40) 12.98 (4.40) 22.10 (26.75) .502 .623
Left 17.60 (11.54) 11.72 (3.10) 11.96 (3.67) .551 .599
Biceps femoris (BF) Right 19.62 (7.67) 16.34 (8.47) 17.30 (5.28) .857 .460
Left 22.55 (5.26) 21.86 (7.85) 25.44 (8.39) 1.414 .305
  1. A–BDifferent alphabet indicates significant difference by Tukey
  2. *p < .05