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Table 3 Health-related components of fitness at baseline and post-exercise intervention for prostate and colorectal cancer participants

From: Compliance, adherence and effectiveness of a community-based pre-operative exercise programme: a pilot study

 Prostate (n=14)Colorectal (n=10)
Outcome measureBaselinePost-interventionMean Difference (95% CI)P valueBaselinePost-interventionMean Difference (95% CI)P value
Sit-to-stand (s)16.4 (6.6)14.2 (6.1)2.2 (0.6, 4.3)0.045*16.6 (5.9)13.8 (4.9)2.8 (1.5, 4.2)0.001*
Handgrip (kg)32.6 (9.6)33.6 (8.6)-1.0 (-2.8, 0.8)0.25933.7 (8.9)35.3 (8.5)-0.5 (-2.9, 1.9)0.637
6MTT (m)684 (144)722 (136)-38 (-108, 32)0.262768 (230)779 (220)-11 (-51, 28)0.528
  1. Data are presented as mean (SD). *P < 0.05 taken as statistically significant