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Table 2 Correlation between changes in HRQOL (SF-12) and changes in muscle mass or muscle strength from before and after the 12 weeks strength training program. N = 49

From: Changes in health-related quality of life in elderly men after 12 weeks of strength training

  % Diff LegEx pre-post % Diff LeggPres pre-post % Diff ScotCurl pre-post % Diff arms lean mass pre-post % Diff legs lean mass pre-post
Diff physical function pre-post test 0.295a 0.034 0.038 0.088 0.054
Diff role limitation physical pre-post test -0.026 -0.136 -0.188 -0.073 0.081
Diff bodily pain pre-post test -0.125 -0.055 -0.100 0.032 0.281
Diff general health pre-post test 0.110 0.264 -0.314a -0.083 -0.104
Diff vitality pre-post test 0.117 0.094 0.008 -0.205 0.133
Diff social function pre-post test -0.340a -0.171 -0.048 0.328a -0.111
Diff role emotional limitation pre-post test -0.092 -0.051 -0.111 -0.196 0.034
Diff mental health pre-post test -0.045 -0.024 0.145 -0.072 -0.022
Diff Physical component summary pre-post test 0.144 0.071 -0.223 0.041 0.171
Diff Mental Component Summary pre-post test -0.203 -0.061 0.065 -0.096 -0.051
  1. Pearson’s r correlation
  2. aSignificant at 0.05 level
  3. % Diff = changing % pre-post test