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Table 1 Baseline details of study 1 patients (n = 12)

From: Acceptability and feasibility of magnetic femoral nerve stimulation in older, functionally impaired patients

  Baseline value Correlation with TwQ
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Mean age (years) (SD) 77.6 (6.2)
Male sex (%) 4 (33)
Mean height-adjusted muscle mass (kg/m2) (SD) 7.1 (1.1) 0.53 0.11
Mean 4 m gait speed (m/s) (SD) 0.65 (0.16) 0.74 0.014
Mean six minute walk distance (m) (SD) 272 (116) 0.33 0.35
Mean handgrip strength (kg) (SD) 11.1 (6.2) 0.41 0.24
Mean short physical performance battery (SD) 6.7 (2.3) 0.24 0.51
Mean MVQC (kg) (SD) 12.8 (8.9) − 0.15 0.68
Mean TwQ (kg) (SD) 1.4 (0.8)
  1. MVQC maximal voluntary quadriceps contraction, TwQ quadriceps twitch tension