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Table 3 Mean forces (N ± standard deviation) generated by various elastic bands at 10 and 40 cm lengths with 95% confidence intervals

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) Force (N) 95% CI P value
Tan 10 9.37 ± 0.04 [9.30–9.45] < 0.0001
  40 8.49 ± 0.04 [8.42–8.57]  
Yellow 10 13.62 ± 0.01 [13.59–13.65] < 0.0001
  40 12.43 ± 0.01 [12.41–12.46]  
Red 10 16.01 ± 0.01 [15.99–16.04] < 0.0001
  40 15.02 ± 0.01 [14.99–15.04]  
Green 10 21.75 ± 0.01 [21.72–21.77] < 0.0001
  40 20.32 ± 0.01 [20.29–20.34]  
Blue 10 24.74 ± 0.01 [24.71–24.77] < 0.0001
  40 23.09 ± 0.01 [23.07–23.13]  
Black 10 32.23 ± 0.03 [32.18–32.28] < 0.0001
  40 32.05 ± 0.03 [31.99–32.10]  
  1. All color bands resulted in significantly different forces between the 10 and 40 cm resting lengths