Table 4

Dependent variables: ‘before’ and ‘after’ values and significance level after paired samples t-test

Dependent variableBeforeAfterPercentage gainIn muscle strengthPaired samples test sig. (two-tailed)
VAS pain score (squeeze test)5.14 (0.66)1.64 (1.15)0.0001
VAS pain score (during function)5.29 (0.61)1.93 (1.07)0.0001
Hip ROM abduction (°)42.93 (3.60)43.14 (3.57)0.609
Hip ROM internal rotation (°)22.50 (7.94)23.57 (8.00)0.001
Isometric adduction (N.m/kg)1.31 (0.35)1.65 (0.37)26.150.0001
Isometric abduction (N.m/kg)1.49 (0.26)1.80 (0.29)20.770.0001
Eccentric adduction (N.m/kg)1.87 (0.52)2.02 (0.57)7.750.0001
Eccentric abduction (N.m/kg)2.43 (0.42)2.64 (0.54)8.540.02
Ratio of isometric hip adduction to abduction0.87 (0.17)0.91 (0.14)0.309
Ratio of eccentric hip adduction to abduction0.77 (0.18)0.77 (0.17)0.957
T-TEST (s)11.26 (0.83)10.15 (0.64)0.0001
ESST (m)23.14 (2.98)27.36 (3.34)0.0001
THT (m)5.22 (0.67)5.76 (0.69)0.0001
  • ‘after’, 10 weeks after the start of treatment; ‘before’, baseline; ESST, Edgren Side-Step Test; ROM, range of motion; THT, Triple Hop Test for Distance; VAS, visual analogue scale.