Table 2: Muscle strength and measured physical function. Summaries of individual data grouped according to sex.

VariableWomen ( )Men ( )

Hand grip (N)
(range: 12–73)

(range: 67–119)
Elbow flexion (N)
(range: 10–52)

(range: 59–133)
Knee extension (N)
(range: 24–136)

(range: 50–225)
Knee flexion (N)
(range: 18–107)

(range: 54–185)
Megascore (N)
(range: 160–680)

(range: 651–1210)
10 m ( )
(range: 0–0.17)

(range: 0.09–0.18)
4 steps ( )
(range: 0–0.22)

(range: 0.17–0.33)
6MWD (m)
(range: 0–458)

(range: 320–525)
FVC (mL)
(range: 460–2670)

(range: 2760–4370)
% FVC
(range: 14–72)

(range: 53–84)

N: Newton, : time, 6MWD: 6 minute walking distance, FVC: forced vital capacity.