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Table 5 Global peak systolic strain values (%) compared by sex

From: Increased longitudinal contractility and diastolic function at rest in well-trained amateur Marathon runners: a speckle tracking echocardiography study

Global peak systolic strain Female Male P
APLAX -23.3 (± 2.5) -22.1 (± 2.6) 0.011
2CH -24.1 (± 2.7) -22.1 (± 2.6) < 0.001
4CH -23.5 (± 2.7) -22.7 (± 2.8) 0.126
Average left ventricular strain -23.6 (± 2.1) -22.3 (± 2.2) 0.001
  1. APLAX, apical long axis view; 2CH, apical two chamber view; 4CH, apical four chamber view.