Table 1

Table 1

Mean (95% CI) for percentage change between assessment periods for each variable. Either Student's paired t test or the Wilcoxon signed ranks test is applied to compare each pair of variables

VariableBandagePre-bandage – bandage appliedPre-bandage – bandage removedBandage applied – bandage removed
*Significant at p<0.05; † significant at p≤0.001
Knee pain (positive represents improvement, i.e. less pain)Standard 6.41 (−2.46 to 15.29)
Loose11.23 (5.97 to 16.48)†
Proprioception (positive represents improvement, i.e. closer to criterion angle)Standard−12.74 (−25.74 to 0.25)−25.46 (−40.51 to −10.41)−20.04 (−32.84 to −7.23)
Loose−3.95 (−19.17 to 11.27)−20.49 (−38.51 to −2.47)−24.55 (−38.27 to 10.84)†
Postural sway (positive represents improvement, i.e. less sway)Standard−1.25 (−12.00 to 9.50)−10.89 (−24.00 to 2.23)−15.11 (−24.95 to −4.27)
Loose 3.38 (−6.25 to 13.01)*−8.96 (−20.44 to 2.53)−20.62 (−32.18 to −9.06)*