Abstract S33 Table
Controls (n  =  9)rMS (n  =  15)Exercise (n  =  11)
Age in years and sex (% male)67 (7) 78%68 (9) 53%71 (9) 64%
BMI (kg/m2)26.3 (5.3)25.2 (3)25.1 (4.4)
FFM index (kg/m2)16.3 (2.1)16.1 (1.5)15.8 (1.8)
FEV1 (% predicted)44 (17)54 (18)56 (15)
MVC at start of trial (kg)31 (11)26 (7)28 (12)
TwQ at start of trial (kg)9 (1.8)6.6 (2)*8 (2.4)
Lot at start of trial (min/12 h)43 (26)42 (27)44 (33)
Mi at start of trial (m/s2)1.8 (0.5)1.7 (0.3)1.7 (0.3)
Change in quadriceps strength (%)−5 (13)14 (10)**°−1 (17)
Range −30 to +16Range −2 to +33Range −35 to +20
  • BMI, body mass index; FFM, fat-free mass; Lot, locomotion time; Mi, movement intensity; MVC, maximal voluntary contraction; rMS, repetitive magnetic stimulation; TwQ, twitch force.