Table 2

 Cartilage deformation (cartilage volume change) in the femorotibial compartment after various exercises

MTLTMFCLFC
Values are mean (SD).
*Borderline significance (p<0.1); **significant at 5% error level (p<0.05); ***significant at 1% error level (p<0.01).
LFC, lateral femoral condyle; LT, lateral tibia; MFC, medial femoral condyle; MT, medial tibia.
Knee bends (2 legs)+0.1 (4.2)%−2.8 (4.0)%**−3.9 (9.4)%−3.3 (6.1)%
Knee bends (1 leg)+0.1 (2.4)%0.0 (2.8)%−3.2 (8.7)%−0.1 (4.7)%
Jumps (40 cm height)−6.1 (3.5)%***−7.2 (4.2)%***−1.1 (8.3)%−0.2 (5.2)%
Static exercise−3.1 (4.5)%*−2.4 (5.2)%0.0 (6.6)%−3.3 (6.2)%*