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Table 1 Geometric Means of Lateral Acceleration Detection Threshold with values for average +/- 1 geometric SD in brackets for three groups studied (young adults, healthy older adults, diabetic older adults), at 5 lateral perturbation displacements tested.

From: Effect of lateral perturbations on psychophysical acceleration detection thresholds

Group N Mean Age Threshold at 1 mm
(mm/s2)
Threshold at 2 mm
(mm/s2)
Threshold at 4 mm
(mm/s2)
Threshold at 8 mm
(mm/s2)
Threshold at 16 mm
(mm/s2)
Young Adults 11 22.89 46.14a [99.30, 21.30] 9.98b [13.48,7.39] 10.84 [22.94, 5.12] 12.90 [22.36,7.45] 9.28 [28.36,3.03]
Healthy Older Adults 25 59.40 79.37a [166.38,37.86] 30.52ab [70.66,13.18] 12.77 [28.10,6.33] 11.70 [21.60,6.33] 8.92 [17.98,4.43]
Diabetic Older Adults 13 58.85 96.33ab [189.63,48.93] 61.01ab [126.77,29.36] 28.83ab [59.11,14.06] 15.45 [31.83,7.50] 14.44 [37.26,5.60]
  1. a. Indicates significant differences between displacements
  2. b. Indicates significant difference between groups