Table 1. Comparison of subject characteristics. Data are expressed as means (± SD).
Characteristics Local cryotherapygroup (n = 29) Stretching group(n = 29) Control group(n = 29)
Gender (male/female) 19/10 20/9 18/11
Age (years) 23.45 (1.90) 23.35 (2.08) 23.35 (2.08)
Body mass (kg)
male 77.50 (3.35) 76.20 (8.36) 75.80 (6.36)
female 56.00 (7.35) 54.80 (8.15) 55.10 (8.42)
Height (m)
male 1.79 (.05) 1.79 (.07) 1.79 (.06)
female 1.68 (.07) 1.67 (.06) 1.66 (.07)