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Table 2 Functional performance for the walking training group (W-group) and walking and resistance training group (WR-group) in before and after the 10-week training

From: Effects of 10-week walking and walking with home-based resistance training on muscle quality, muscle size, and physical functional tests in healthy older individuals

  W-group WR-group
Before After Before After
Sit-ups (repetitions) 8 ± 6 11 ± 6* 8 ± 4 10 ± 5*
Supine up (s) 3.2 ± 0.8 3.4 ± 0.6 2.8 ± 0.7 2.9 ± 1.0
Sit-to-stand (s) 13.9 ± 3.0 11.9 ± 3.1* 9.8 ± 1.7 10.2 ± 2.1
5-m maximal walk (s) 2.4 ± 0.3 2.3 ± 0.5* 2.2 ± 0.2 2.3 ± 0.2
6-min walk (m) 592.6 ± 64.9 620.4 ± 70.4 617.1 ± 51.7 619.0 ± 77.7
  1. Values were shown as mean ± SD
  2. * P < 0.05 vs. Before. P < 0.05 vs. W-Group