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Table 4 Immediate changes in pre- and post-reaction and response time (final visit)

From: Effect of chiropractic manipulative therapy on reaction time in special operations forces military personnel: a randomized controlled trial

  CMT Wait-list control Mean between group difference (95% CI) P value
Hand reaction time (ms)** 4.13 (39.17) 15.04 (52.08) −10.63 (−31.34 to 10.08) 0.31
Foot reaction time (ms)** 5.57 (47.52) 6.93 (38.12) −1.53 (−20.79 to 17.74) 0.88
Choice reaction time (ms)*** −5.33 (35.90) −13.47 (40.23) 8.31 (−5.71 to 22.34) 0.24
Fitts’ Law test response time (s) *** −2.06 (2.20) −1.38 (2.42) −0.64 (−1.47 to 0.18) 0.13
t-wall® test response time (s)*** −0.46 (1.77) 0.28 (1.95) −0.75 (−1.43 to −0.06) 0.03
  1. Values are shown as mean (standard deviation) based on analysis of covariance (ANCOVA) model, adjusted for age
  2. CI confidence interval, CMT chiropractic manipulative therapy
  3. **n = 39 in CMT and n = 41 in wait-list control
  4. ***n = 57 in CMT and n = 60 in wait-list control