Table 1. Baseline characteristics of players in both groups.
Variable INT Group(n = 212) CON Group(n = 204) t – value/ χ2 P – value
Age (year) 17.80 (.94) 17.49 (1.10) .54 .593
Height (m) 1.72 (.57) 1.71 (.64) 1.16 .249
Weight (kg) 63.84 (6.07) 62.40 (6.68) 1.47 .145
Body Mass Index (kg/m2) 21.82 (1.65) 21.22 (1.46) 1.92 .058
Body Fat (%) 14.09 (3.54) 15.59 (12.03) -.82 .413
History of Previous Injury (%) (1Year) 37.2 33.3 .66 .579
Dynamic Leg Strength (cm) 30.44 (16.17) 27.01 (13.66) 1.15 .254
Balance on Dominant Leg (s) 2.55 (1.43) 3.22 (2.20) -1.80 .075
Core Stability (s) 38.23 (17.25) 40.55 (20.93) -.60 .547
INT – Intervention. CON – Control
Data are means (±SD).