Journal of Healthcare Engineering / 2018 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

Analysis of Bone Mineral Density/Content of Paratroopers and Hoopsters

Table 4

BMC (g) of the different anatomical locations in subgroup I.

Paratroopersa ()Hoopstersb ()Controlsc ()

Calcaneus27.84 ± 3.8932.52 ± 5.12a,c24.58 ± 2.64
First metatarsal6.19 ± 0.858.01 ± 1.84a,c5.68 ± 0.78
Second metatarsal3.54 ± 0.364.60 ± 0.84a,c3.15 ± 0.58
Third metatarsal3.09 ± 0.383.61 ± 1.15c2.41 ± 0.38
Fourth metatarsal2.90 ± 0.602.96 ± 0.792.26 ± 0.48
Fifth metatarsal3.82 ± 0.863.59 ± 0.813.06 ± 0.73
Lumbar spine (L1–L4) L113.34 ± 1.6817.29 ± 1.31a,c13.13 ± 1.87
L215.43 ± 1.4319.70 ± 2.06a,c15.08 ± 2.52
L317.79 ± 1.4823.03 ± 3.34a,c17.56 ± 2.26
L419.19 ± 0.9325.31 ± 2.31a,c19.42 ± 2.49
Ltotal65.75 ± 5.1685.33 ± 8.38a,c65.19 ± 8.55
Left femoral neck5.84 ± 1.336.86 ± 0.925.41 ± 0.78
Left hip40.51 ± 5.0958.94 ± 5.05a,c41.62 ± 3.00
Right femoral neck6.46 ± 1.346.72 ± 0.725.18 ± 0.67b
Right hip41.96 ± 4.3557.45 ± 4.61a,c40.36 ± 5.76

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

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