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Table 2 Differences in maximum isometric strength between the right and left side of the body (n = 51)

From: Muscular imbalances and balance capability in dance

Muscle (group) Test group Number (n) t-value p-value Dominating side
Upper extremity M. biceps EPL male 11 −1.22 0.256  
EPL female 11 −7.4 < 0.001** right
JL male 13 −0.32 0.753  
JL female 16 −5.84 < 0.001** right
M. triceps EPL male 11 −2.95 0.014* right
EPL female 11 −3.82 0.003* right
JL male 13 −1.2 0.255  
JL female 16 −1.23 0.239  
Shoulder elevators EPL male 11 −0.20 0.844  
EPL female 11 2.471 0.033* right
JL male 13 1.38 0.193  
JL female 16 2.83 0.013* right
Lower extremity M. quadriceps EPL male 11 1.93 0.083  
EPL female 11 1.10 0.297  
JL male 13 −2.52 0.027* left
JL female 16 1.28 0.219  
Ischiocrural muscle group EPL male 11 1.93 0.082  
EPL female 11 −1.45 0.177  
JL male 13 0.74 0.473  
JL female 16 0.90 0.403  
  1. * p < 0.05, **P < 0.001