Table 4. Results of anthropometric measures and performance tests after the intervention. Data are means ± SD.
Variables Groups PRE POST Average Δ Score p value (η2p)
Weight (kg) IG 62.20 ± 10.21 62.97 ± 10.36 0.77 0.788
PG 64.23 ± 11.53 64.89 ± 10.71 0.66 (0.001)
Dominant thigh (cm) IG 55.77 ± 4.75 56.22 ± 4.96 0.46 0.641
PG 55.18 ± 5.40 55.41 ± 5.00 0.24 (0.004)
Non Dominant thigh (cm) IG 54.52 ± 4.20 55.09 ± 4.35 0.57 0.220
PG 54.42 ± 5.64 54.38 ± 4.95 -0.04 (0.028)
Dominant calf (cm) IG 35.27 ± 2.33 35.37 ± 2.34 0.10 0.576
PG 35.47 ± 2.54 35.47 ± 2.44 -0.01 (0.006)
Non Dominant calf (cm) IG 34.99 ± 2.78 35.43 ± 2.44 0.43 0.216
PG 35.38 ± 2.40 34.38 ± 6.40 -1.00 (0.028)
Inter malleolar distance (cm) IG 156.34 ± 12.47 162.96 ± 10.17# 6.62 0.031*
PG 152.43 ± 13.47 156.03 ± 13.48# 3.60 (0.084)
Nordic break-point angle (°) IG 22.67 ± 7.26 24.88 ± 6.52# 2.21 0.528
PG 18.18 ± 6.79 21.55 ± 5.69# 3.36 (0.009)
Distance lunge with weapon (cm) IG 214.73 ± 22.90 252.62 ± 25.00# 37.90 0.00002*
PG 223.52 ± 21.08 233.98 ± 27.07# 11.69 (0.346)
Distance lunge without weapon (cm) IG 216.19 ± 20.62 248.63 ± 23.85# 32.44 0.006*
PG 218.64 ± 23.03 236.59 ± 27.53# 17.95 (0.161)
Distance advance-advance lunge with weapon (cm) IG 377.10 ± 53.65 434.75 ± 54.38# 57.64 0.00001*
PG 391.55 ± 40.45 402.10 ± 37.24 10.55 (0.374)
Distance advance-advance lunge without weapon (cm) IG 370.24 ± 48.33 436.93 ± 58.40# 66.69 0.00005*
PG 388.98 ± 32.95 406.20 ± 45.32# 17.22 (0.316)
Time lunge with weapon (s) IG 1.14 ± 0.15 1.07 ± 0.23 -0.07 0.063
PG 1.04 ± 0.27 1.14 ± 0.22 0.10 (0.076)
Time lunge without weapon (s) IG 1.01 ± 0.21 0.93 ± 0.19 -0.08 0.437
PG 0.96 ± 0.12 0.94 ± 0.14 -0.03 (0.014)
Time advance-advance lunge with weapon (s) IG 1.70 ± 0.20 1.67 ± 0.20 -0.03 0.490
PG 1.65 ± 0.17 1.67 ± 0.16 0.02 (0.011)
Time advance-advance lunge without weapon (s) IG 1.63 ± 0.18 1.60 ± 0.25 -0.03 0.998
PG 1.61 ± 0.17 1.58 ± 0.19 -0.03 (<0.001)
Squat height (cm) IG 28.36 ± 6.35 31.46 ± 6.88# 3.10 0.101
PG 27.42 ± 5.27 29.09 ± 5.46# 1.67 (0.060)
Countermovement jump height (cm) IG 30.08 ± 6.48 33.39 ± 8.5# 3.49 0.048*
PG 29.53 ± 5.05 30.71 ± 4.92 1.18 (0.089)
7 repeated hopping contact time (s) IG 0.18 ± 0.03 0.20 ± 0.04# 0.02 0.262
PG 0.19 ± 0.03 0.20 ± 0.03# 0.01 (0.028)
7 repeated hopping height (cm) IG 19.32 ± 7.70 25.55 ± 4.63# 6.23 0.095
PG 20.26 ± 5.08 23.49 ± 5.36# 3.24 (0.062)
* Significantly different in the comparison Δ Scores of the IG vs. the Δ Score of the PG.
# Significantly different (at least p <0.03) in the comparison PRE vs. POST (for each group analyzed separately).