Active group
(n=24)
Control group
(n=24)
Age (years) 57±14 56±13
Body mass index (kg/m2) 26±4 24±4
Males/Females 12/12 6/18
Quality of sleep score 69±10 68±12
Visual rating scale (score of pain) 58±12 59±12
Verbal rating scale (score of pain) 3.4±0.9 3.5±0.8
Physical activity
Inactive
Mild/moderate
Vigorous

19
4
1

19
4
1
Data are expressed as mean ± standard deviation
Table 1: Main clinical and demographic data in patients of the active and control
arm.