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Table 4 Effects of vigorous cool room training on quality of life

From: Vigorous cool room treadmill training to improve walking ability in people with multiple sclerosis who use ambulatory assistive devices: a feasibility study

VariablePrePostFollow-upTest statisticpPost-hoc (p-adj)
M (SD)M (SD)M (SD)
Quality of life
SF-36 physical functioning28.57 (21.55)36.43 (24.10)41.43 (28.24)8.0830.018*t1–2 = 0.038*
t1–3 = 0.027*
t2–3 = 0.395
SF-36 role limitations due to physical health32.14 (42.61)35.71 (37.80)32.14 (37.40)0.1050.949t1–2 = 0.414
t1–3 = 1.000
t2–3 = 1.000
SF-36 role limitations due to emotional problems76.19 (41.79)80.94 (32.55)71.43 (48.80)0.6670.717t1–2 = 0.317
t1–3 = 0.655
t2–3 = 0.593
SF-36 mental health/emotional well-being72.57 (15.57)81.71 (14.76)74.86 (16.28)5.8400.054t1–2 = 0.067
t1–3 = 0.336
t2–3 = 0.112
SF-36 social functioning73.21 (11.25)75.00 (28.87)69.64 (25.88)0.0950.953t1–2 = 0.746
t1–3 = 0.516
t2–3 = 0.705
SF-36 bodily pain46.79 (12.22)69.29 (16.50)63.93 (19.73)6.0800.048*t1–2 = 0.018*
t1–3 = 0.093
t2–3 = 0.674
SF-36 general health perceptions41.43 (17.49)52.14 (21.19)47.14 (19.12)1.9230.382t1–2 = 0.105
t1–3 = 0.340
t2–3 = 0.236
SF-36 health compared to last year46.43 (29.73)67.86 (18.90)71.43 (22.49)7.1760.028*t1–2 = 0.024*
t1–3 = 0.066
t2–3 = 0.564
  1. M Mean, SD Standard deviation; p: significance; p-adj: adjusted p value; *p < 0.05; SF-36 36-Item Short Form Health Survey;