Table 4

Preliminary synthesis for the primary outcome measures at baseline and after intervention: body weight, knee ROM, physical function and mobility comparing the combined intervention programme with an exercise intervention

CategoryOutcome measureAssessment point(months)StudyIntervention groupControl group
M0
(SD0)
N0M1
(SD1)
N1M0
(SD0)
N0M1
(SD1)
N1
Body weightBody weight (kg)6Messier et al, 20004491 (13)1382.5 (4)12109 (17)11107.2 (15)9
6Messier et al, 2013393 (14.7)15284.3 (14.7)13392.3 (14.6)15092.4 (15.4)122
18Messier et al, 2013393 (14.7)15282.4 (15.2)12192.3 (14.6)15090.5 (15)115
Knee ROMROM6Messier et al, 20004455.27* (N/A)1356.47 (0.91)1255.27* (N/A)1156.73 (1.02)9
Estimated concentric extension (degree)6Messier et al, 20004430.7 (N/A)1331 (N/A)1230.7 (N/A)1133.4 (N/A)9
Estimated concentric flexion6Messier et al, 20004418.2 (N/A)1318.5 (N/A)1218.2 (N/A)1120.8 (N/A)9
Physical functionPhysical function (WOMAC)18Messier et al, 2013324.6 (11.7)15214.2 (10.4)12123.1 (10.3)15017.6 (9.8)115
Mobility6 min walk test
(m)
18Messier et al, 20133467 (87.9)152537 (92.6)121480 (90.3)150525 (79.2)115
Stair climb
(s)
6Messier et al, 2000449.81*137.4 (0.32)129.81*118.7 (0.36)9
  • M0 (SD0), mean and SD at baseline; N0, participants number at baseline; M1 (SD1), mean and SD after intervention; N1; participants number after intervention; N/A, data not available.