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Table 3 Self-reported injury and discomfort over the study for ChiRunning and control groups

From: Training in ChiRunning to reduce blood pressure: a randomized controlled pilot study

  ChiRunning Control P
n = 9 n = 10
Total hours of running, mean ± sd 15.5 ± 7.9 14.4 ± 6.4 0.75
Self-reported running-related injury (RRI)    
 Participants reporting RRI, n(%) 5(56) 5(50) 1.0
 Days RRI reported, mean ± sd 4.1 ± 7 2.8 ± 3.6 0.61
 Incidence of RRI per 100 h run [95 % CI] 4 [1.2 to 8.4] 3 [0.7 to 7.1] 0.72
Self-reported running-related discomfort (RRD)    
 Participants reporting RRD, n(%) 7(78) 6(60) 0.63
 Days RRD reported, mean ± sd 3.6 ± 4.4 1.9 ± 2.6 0.33
 Incidence of RRD per 100 h run [95 % CI] 10 [5.4 to 16.8] 4 [1.5 to 9] 0.06
  1. Running-related injury is discomfort that affected running
  2. Running-related discomfort is discomfort that did not affect running
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