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Table 1 Descriptive data and fitness test results by gender

From: A physical fitness profile of state highway patrol officers by gender and age

Measure Female officers Male officers
Age (yrs)
♀ = 34 ♂ = 597
36.21 ± 8.45 39.52 ± 8.09
Weight (kg)
♀ = 31 ♂ = 587
67.49 ± 25.62 91.99 ± 19.54a
Height (cm)
♀ = 33 ♂ = 588
164.65 ± 29.82 177.98 ± 23.13a
Vertical Jump (cm.)
♀ = 33 ♂ = 588
36.80 ± 5.69 50.74 ± 8.89a
Leg/Back Dynomometer (kgk ♀ = 33 ♂ = 592 116.53 ± 20.85 170.68 ± 37.46a
Grip (Kg)
♀ = 32 ♂ = 589
37.875 ± 5.34 55.04 ± 7.77a
Push-ups (repetitions)
♀ = 29 ♂ = 582
24.24 ± 11.63 39.09 ± 15.61a
Sit-ups (repetitions)
♀ = 33 ♂ = 583
31.06 ± 9.52 34.46 ± 10.29
Shuttles (number)
♀ = 31 ♂ = 550
26.19 ± 10.86 38.04 ± 19.87a
  1. aSignificantly different from female officers at ≤ .001