Journal of Healthcare Engineering / 2018 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Analysis of Bone Mineral Density/Content of Paratroopers and Hoopsters

Table 3

BA (cm2) of the different anatomical locations in subgroup II.

VariablesParatroopersa ()Hoopstersb ()Controlsc ()

Calcaneus32.00 ± 2.7937.50 ± 4.71a,c31.95 ± 2.85
First metatarsal12.59 ± 1.5813.40 ± 2.8811.55 ± 1.46
Second metatarsal8.30 ± 0.818.86 ± 1.068.11 ± 0.51
Third metatarsal6.91 ± 0.697.93 ± 1.107.22 ± 0.44
Fourth metatarsal7.08 ± 0.497.94 ± 0.487.42 ± 0.77
Fifth metatarsal9.54 ± 0.4810.57 ± 1.019.17 ± 1.08
Lumbar spine (L1–L4) L114.19 ± 0.9515.38 ± 1.4314.26 ± 1.19
L215.16 ± 1.1816.36 ± 1.4815.32 ± 0.49
L317.17 ± 2.1218.12 ± 1.5216.27 ± 1.63
L418.10 ± 0.9819.78 ± 2.00a18.30 ± 0.63
Ltotal64.61 ± 4.8369.64 ± 6.2764.15 ± 3.18
Left femoral neck5.15 ± 1.325.27 ± 1.175.35 ± 0.26
Left hip41.21 ± 4.1944.07 ± 4.2840.72 ± 2.17
Right femoral neck5.21 ± 1.145.78 ± 0.764.99 ± 0.46
Right hip41.57 ± 3.0345.03 ± 4.1240.91 ± 3.26

Note. Data are means ± SD; asignificantly different with paratroopers, ; bsignificantly different with hoopsters, ; csignificantly different with controls, .

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