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Table 10 Spinal function in female subjects with different BMI levels

From: Reliability and validity of the novel self-reported spine functional scale (SSFS) in healthy participants

Items Underweight group (n = 38) Normal group (n = 94) Overweight or obese group (n = 6)
Standing postural assessment 2.42 ± 0.76 2.28 ± 0.74 1.83 ± 0.98
Supine postural assessment 2.47 ± 0.60 2.33 ± 0.69 1.83 ± 0.98#
Neck flexor muscle strength 2.55 ± 0.72 2.18 ± 0.84# 1.67 ± 0.82#
Abdominal core muscle strength 1.76 ± 1.17 1.54 ± 1.10 1.17 ± 0.98
Prone press-up 2.82 ± 5.11 1.74 ± 0.90# 1.00 ± 1.26
Supine knee-to-chest 2.50 ± 0.73 2.27 ± 0.86 2.00 ± 0.00#
Wall roll-down 2.40 ± 0.72 2.04 ± 0.85 2.00 ± 0.00#
Wall angel 2.82 ± 0.46 2.44 ± 0.76# 2.33 ± 0.82
Total 18.97 ± 3.55 16.82 ± 4.02# 14.00 ± 3.63#
  1. #Significantly different compared to the underweight group, P < 0.05