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Table 4 Demographic characteristics for participants (\(n = 17\)), given as mean ± standard deviation

From: ‘Falling heads’: investigating reflexive responses to head–neck perturbations

  Age groups Sex
22–24 years 36–51 years 63–71 years Male Female
(\(n = 7\)) (\(n = 6\)) (\(n = 4\)) (\(n=7\)) (\(n=10\))
Age [years] \(22.4\pm 0.8\) \(44.7 \pm 6.4\) \(66.5 \pm 3.4\) \(51.9 \pm 20.7\) \(32.8 \pm 11.9\)
Weights [kg] \(65.6 \pm 9.5\) \(60.0 \pm 11.6\) \(68.5 \pm 8.4\) \(72.0 \pm 8.6\) \(58.9 \pm 7.5\)
Height [m] \(1.70 \pm 0.06\) \(1.69 \pm 0.08\) \(1.78 \pm 0.01\) \(1.78 \pm 0.03\) \(1.67 \pm 0.03\)
BMI [kg/m2] \(22.6 \pm 3.3\) \(20.9 \pm 2.1\) \(21.8 \pm 2.8\) \(22.6 \pm 2.5\) \(21.3 \pm 2.9\)
Sex [#m, #f] 2 m, 5 f 1 m, 5 f 4 m, 0 f 7 m, 0 f 0 m, 10 f