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Table 2 Temporal-spatial parameters between CCS group and control group.

From: Gait kinematic analysis in patients with a mild form of central cord syndrome

  CCS group (n = 12) Control group (self-selected speed) (n = 20)   Control group (slow speed) (n = 20)  
Variable Units Mean DS Mean DS P value Mean DS P value
Speed m/s 0.72 ±0.25 1.28 ±0.11 0.000 0.71 ±0.08 0.835
Speed* %height 43.22 ±15.09 76.79 ±8.66 0.000 42.10 ±4.45 0.806
Stride Length* %height 58.20 ±11.67 80.24 ±4.26 0.000 61.62 ±4.35 0.345
Stride Time s 1.44 ±0.32 1.06 ±0.08 0.002 1.48 ±0.15 0.685
Strides/Minute   43.37 ±8.31 57.28 ±4.48 0.000 40.98 ±3.69 0.363
Step Length* %height 29.38 ±6.35 40.38 ±2.23 0.000 30.64 ±2.20 0.519
Step Time s 0.72 ±0.16 0.53 ±0.04 0.002 0.74 ±0.07 0.726
Cadence Steps/Minute 87.09 ±16.26 114.22 ±9.21 0.000 82.57 ±7.44 0.380
Single Support %cycle 0.44 ±0.05 0.38 ±0.02 0.000 0.45 ±0.04 0.494
Double Support %cycle 0.27 ±0.13 0.15 ±0.02 0.006 0.28 ±0.05 0.874
Percentage stance %cycle 68.41 ±4.58 63.99 ±1.19 0.007 69.20 ±1.81 0.573
  1. Significant difference between conditions at P < 0.05.
  2. *Height-corrected values