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Table 4 Bone mineral density of the upper femur pre and post marathon

From: Physiological alterations after a marathon in the first 90-year-old male finisher: case study

  Left leg Right leg
  Pre Post Change Pre Post Change
Neck (g cm-2) 0.778 0.784 0.8% 0.740 0.740 -0.1%
Upper neck (g cm-2) 0.612 0.615 0.5% 0.542 0.548 1.2%
Lower neck (g cm-2) 0.943 0.952 0.9% 0.937 0.929 -0.9%
Wards (g cm-2) 0.692 0.700 1.1% 0.613 0.594 -3.1%*
Trochanter (g cm-2) 0.975 0.989 1.4% 0.897 0.879 -2.1%*
Shaft (g cm-2) 1.145 1.145 0.1% 1.094 1.085 -0.8%
Total (g cm-2) 1.011 1.017 0.6% 0.953 0.943 -1.0%
  1. *, pre to post change >1.5 × coefficient of variation for this variable.