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Table 5 Knee kinematic parameters.

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

  CCS group (n = 12) Control Group (slow speed) (n = 20)  
Variable Units Mean SD Mean SD P value
KNEE FLEXION
Flexion at initial contact degrees 14.20 ±5.50 4.03 ±3.02 0.000
Max. flex. in stance phase degrees 43.33 ±8.91 48.72 ±3.94 0.025
Min. flex. in stance phase degrees 6.72 ±6.60 2.87 ±3.21 0.034
Flexion at toe off degrees 44.25 ±8.94 49.73 ±3.92 0.023
Max. flex. in swing phase degrees 53.53 ±7.65 59.19 ±3.76 0,009
Min. flex. in swing phase degrees 12.67 ±6.37 2.89 ±3.44 0.000
Range of motion degrees 47.51 ±9.98 57.39 ±4.37 0.001
Time at max. flex. in stance phase % cycle 67.33 ±6.30 68.86 ±1.83 0.313
Time at min. flex. in stance phase % cycle 30.38 ±12.53 13.65 ±12.76 0.001
Time at max. flex. in swing phase % cycle 74.65 ±3.15 75.26 ±1.59 0.476
Time at min. flex. in swing phase % cycle 98.76 ±0.85 98.56 ±1.10 0.601
KNEE VARUS
Maximum degrees 3.69 ±3.62 5.06 ±2.38 0.204
Minimum degrees -6.43 ±6.68 -7.03 ±4.20 0.757
Range of motion degrees 10.13 ±4.18 12.10 ±3.98 0.193
Time at max. varus degrees 59.92 ±20.06 54.16 ±19.61 0.431
Time at min. varus degrees 56.91 ±18.76 70.17 ±9.22 0.012
KNEE ROTATION
Maximum internal rotation degrees 5.02 ±5.79 4.47 ±7.75 0.834
Minimum internal rotation degrees -8.56 ±5.22 -9.52 ±7.42 0.698
Range of motion degrees 13.58 ±2.83 13.99 ±2.77 0.690
Time at max. internal rotation % cycle 43.96 ±20.79 43.57 ±21.15 0.960
Time at min. internal rotation % cycle 72.64 ±13.10 73.85 ±13.87 0.808
  1. Significant difference between conditions at P < 0.05.