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Table 1 Characteristics of the included patients a

From: Therapeutic effects of maximal strength training on walking efficiency in patients with schizophrenia – a pilot study

  Maximal strength training (N = 6) Computer game training (N = 7) Between groupsbp
Male/Female, N 1/5 4/3 0.266c
Age, year 37.5 ± 9.6 38.9 ± 11.4 1.000
Age at first contact with psychiatric services, year 23.5 ± 7.7 25.2 ± 6.3 0.836
Months of hospitalization 107.5 ± 58.6 70.0 ± 62.9 0.366
Height, cm 162 ± 10 175 ± 10 0.051
Body weight pre-intervention, kg 81.2 ± 32.2 85.3 ± 29.7 1.000
Body weight post-intervention, kg 82.5 ± 30.8 87.1 ± 29.9 0.945
Body mass index pre-intervention, kg·m-2 30.7 ± 11.2 27.6 ± 8.5 0.628
ICD-10 diagnosis, N    
Paranoid schizophrenia 2 4 0.592c
Disorganized schizophrenia 1   
Undifferentiated schizophrenia 2 2  
Unspecified schizophrenia 1   
Schizoaffective disorder   1  
Use of neuroleptics, N    
Clozapine 4 6 0.559c
Clozapine combined with neuroleptics 3 4  
Clozapine combined with risperidone 1   
Risperidone   1  
Zuclopenthixol 1   
Haloperidol 1   
  1. aData is presented as mean ± standard deviation.
  2. bMan-Whitney U Test.
  3. cFisher’s exact test.