International Journal of Endocrinology / 2013 / Article / Tab 1

Clinical Study

Effects of Growth Hormone Administration on Muscle Strength in Men over 50 Years Old

Table 1

Baseline characteristics range (placebo and GH group).

Placebo ( )GH ( )
Medium ± SD**RangeMedium ± SDRange

Age (years) 51–63 50–62
Weight (Kg) 62–93.8 62.7–104.7
BMI (kg/m2)* 22.2–29 20.7–38.5
IGF-I (ng/mL) (normal range: 78–258 ng/mL) 120–228 157–262
GH peak (μg/L) 6.34–37.8 3.7–27.7

BMI: body mass index; **SD: standard deviation.