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Table 1 Mean forces (N ± standard deviation) produced using different ERB lengths, various elongation values, and different therapeutic ERB

From: Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on Veterinary Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy; and the Summit of the American Association of Rehabilitation Veterinarians; and the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation

ERB color Resting length (cm) Elongation value compared to resting band length (Force values are N ± SD)
Tan   1.25 1.5 1.75
  10 6.3 ± 0.3 10.3 ± 1.7 11.5 ± 0.2
  40 5.9 ± 0.1 8.9 ± 0.2 10.7 ± 0.2
Yellow   1.25 1.5 1.75
  10 10.7 ± 0.2 14.3 ± 0.2 15.8 ± 0.2
  40 9.6 ± 0.1 12.9 ± 0.1 14.9 ± 0.2
Red   1.25 1.5 1.75
  10 12.6 ± 0.3 16.6 ± 0.2 18.8 ± 0.3
  40 11.5 ± 0.2 15.6 ± 0.2 18 ± 0.3
Green   1.25 1.5 1.75
  10 16.9 ± 0.3 22.7 ± 0.3 25.7 ± 0.4
  40 15.5 ± 0.2 21.1 ± 0.3 24.3 ± 0.3
Blue   1.25 1.5 1.75
  10 19.3 ± 0.4 25.9 ± 0.4 29.1 ± 0.7
  40 17.7 ± 0.2 24.0 ± 0.3 27.6 ± 0.3
Black   1.25 1.5 1.75
  10 24.7 ± 0.2 33.4 ± 0.7 38.1 ± 0.6
  40 24.5 ± 0.5 33.4 ± 0.4 38.7 ± 0.5