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Table 2 Serial measurements of pain and tightness

From: Whole-body vibration decreases delayed onset muscle soreness following eccentric exercise in elite hockey players: a randomised controlled trial

Endpoints Baseline Follow-up P value
Day 0 Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 7
Pain (VAS)
Stretch only 0 ± 0 27.2 ± 20.0 29.8 0 ± 18.2 25.3 ± 23.2 17.5 ± 23.2 1.3 ± 4.2 0.04
WBV 0 ± 0 32.1 ± 21.1 27.6 ± 19.1 11.2 ± 11.6 2.6 ± 5.1 0 ± 0  
Tightness (cm)
Stretch only 12.5 ± 4.2 13.6 ± 4.0 15.0 ± 4.0 15.3 ± 4.9 15.0 ± 4.8 12.9 ± 4.3 0.02
WBV 13.8 ± 3.5 14.1 ± 4.3 14.7 ± 3.7 14.5 ± 3.4 13.6 ± 2.9 12.4 ± 3.3  
  1. For difference in area under the curve