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Table 1 Characteristics of the MTSS symptomatic (n = 11) and matched control participants (n = 11)

From: Lower leg muscle structure and function are altered in long-distance runners with medial tibial stress syndrome: a case control study

Variables MTSS symptomatic Control
Sex (female/male) 8/3a 8/3a
Age (years) 32.9 ± 9.2 32.6 ± 8.9
Height (cm) 1.72 ± 5.1 1.71 ± 8.8
Mass (kg) 68.3 ± 6.3 67.1 ± 8.6
Body mass index (kg/m2) 23.2 ± 2.3 23.1 ± 2.7
Weekly running training distance (km) 32.3 ± 12.9 34.1 ± 9.4
  1. All values mean ± standard deviation except for a, which is a count