Journal of Obesity / 2012 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Leptin Deficiency and Its Effects on Tibial and Vertebral Bone Mechanical Properties in Mature Genetically Lean and Obese JCR:LA-Corpulent Rats

Table 1

Tibial geometrical properties.

LeanObese 𝑛

Tibial length (mm)42.01 ± 1.02*40.10 ± 0.67
Tibial mass (g)1.37 ± 0.191.27 ± 0.0931
Cross-sectional area (mm2)5.42 ± 0.465.53 ± 0.28178
Cross-sectional moment of inertia 𝐼 𝑥 𝑥 (mm4)3.40 ± 0.563.44 ± 0.442453
Body mass (g)389.5 ± 32.7*807.5 ± 53.0

Values are means ± SD. *denotes statistically significant (P ≤ 0.05). 𝑛 denotes the sample size per group needed for the recorded differences to become statistically significant based on a power of 0.8.