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Table 4 Results of functional performance and mobility

From: Feasibility of whole body vibration during intensive chemotherapy in patients with hematological malignancies – a randomized controlled pilot study

   n T0 median (range) n T1 median (range) median differencea (95% CI) P
Functional performance
 Jumping height (cm) IG 6 24.9 (24.5–45.0) 6 28.0 (26.1–45.2) 2.3 (0.1–4.4) 0.028*
CG 5 25.6 (20.6–36.5) 5 24.4 (18.3–33.1) − 3.3 (−13.0–3.6) 0.345
P   0.792   0.329 0.126  
 Pmax_CMJ (W/kg) IG 6 26.3 (23.5–44) 6 25.3 (25–45.3) − 0.9 (−3.9–1.4) 0.345
CG 5 28.1 (24.8–28.1) 5 28.6 (20.9–30.8) − 0.6 (− 14.5–2.7) 0.500
P   0.662   0.792 1.00  
 Duration_CRT (sec) IG 6 1.9 (1.2–2.8) 6 1.8 (1.1–2.9) −0.0 (− 0.2–0.2) 0.686
CG 5 2.5 (1.9–3.4) 5 2.5 (1.5–3.7) − 0.0 (− 0.6–0.6) 0.686
P   0.247   0.429 1.00  
 Pmax_CRT (W/kg) IG 6 10.9 (8.9–17.7) 6 11.4 (9.6–18.6) −0.1 (−1.1–1.3) 0.600
CG 5 12.4 (8.1–14.2) 5 10.9 (6.8–16.4) 0.1 (−3.3–3.1) 0.893
P   0.792   0.792 1.00  
Balance performance
 STEO sway path (mm) IG 6 549 (447–591) 6 579 (457–713) 60 (2–236) 0.046*
CG 5 498 (333–794) 5 471 (390–585) −47 (− 220–128) 0.225
P   0.249   0.247 0.082  
 STEO standard ellipse (cm2) IG 6 3.6 (1.6–8.0) 6 4.4 (2.8–6.8) 0.9 (−1.1–2.3) 0.345
CG 5 2.3 (0.8–7.7) 5 3.6 (0.8–4.4) 0.3 (−1.5–2.9) 0.893
P   0.249   0.247 0.622  
 STEC sway path (mm) IG 6 1117 (656–1386) 6 1203 (668–1503) 88 (49–214) 0.028*
CG 5 888 (13–2171) 5 935 (655–1672) −142 (−500–122) 0.345
P   0.792   0.429 0.126  
 STEC standard ellipse (cm2) IG 6 9.9 (3.2–12.2) 6 9.4 (2.5–11.3) 0.5 (−3.2–3.2) 0.753
CG 5 5.1 (2.7–11.5) 5 5.2 (1.7–9.1) −0.9 (−2.4–0.6) 0.225
P   0.177   0.126 0.931  
 MSEO sway path (mm) IG 6 1621 (1295–2350) 4 1360 (926–2462) −125 (− 482–176) 0.465
CG 5 1394 (1264–2111) 5 1546 (1254–1731) −53 (− 379–273) 0.500
P   0.429   0.556 1.00  
 MSEO standard ellipse (cm2) IG 6 8.0 (6.6–16.9) 4 5.3 (3.6–8.1) −3.2 (−11.6 – −0.6) 0.068
CG 5 6.1 (3.9–8.3) 5 5.5 (3.8–8.8) −0.1 (−1.1–1.5) 0.500
P   0.177   0.730 0.063  
Mobility (TUG)
 Duration (sec) IG 6 6.2 (3.7–10) 6 5 (2.9–7.7) −1.3 (−2.5 – −0.7) 0.027*
CG 5 5.9 (4.5–17) 5 5.5 (4.8–10.6) −1.1 (−6.4–1) 0.138
P   0.662   0.329 1.00  
  1. *indicates a significant difference (p < 0.05); aprescribes the treatment effect by point estimation and 95% confidence interval of the Hodges-Lehmann’s median differences for paired groups; STEO semi-tandem stance with eyes open, STEC semi-tandem stance with eyes closed, MSEO monopedal stance with eyes open, MSEC monopedal stance with eyes closed, TUG timed-up-and-go test