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Table 6 Ankle 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
ANKLE DORSIFLEXION
Dorsiflexion at initial contact degrees 3.29 ±4.90 3.13 ±3.15 0.912
Max. dorsi. in stance phase degrees 15.07 ±5.00 14.36 ±2.62 0.600
Min. dorsi. in stance phase degrees -7.91 ±4.98 -13.84 ±3.66 0.001
Dorsiflexion at toe off degrees -4.05 ±5.99 -12.98 ±4.14 0.000
Max. dorsi. In swing phase degrees 8.97 ±3.75 6.72 ±2.72 0.059
Min. dorsi. In swing phase degrees -4.99 ±5.67 -13.15 ±4.21 0.000
Range of motion degrees 23.52 ±6.10 28.50 ±3.58 0.007
Time at max. dorsi. in stance phase % cycle 47.98 ±5.13 48.44 ±2.97 0.749
Time at min. dorsi. in stance phase % cycle 36.18 ±20.75 62.63 ±13.97 0.000
Time at max. dorsi. in swing phase % cycle 87.54 ±3.36 89.20 ±4.34 0.265
Time at min. dorsi. in swing phase % cycle 74.68 ±10.09 69.43 ±1.86 0.029
ANKLE SUPINATION
Maximum degrees 8.94 ±9.77 15.55 ±5.42 0.019
Minimum degrees -15.59 ±7.79 -16.75 ±11.68 0.761
Range of motion degrees 24.53 ±6.16 32.30 ±11.66 0.041
Time at max. supination degrees 68.07 ±10.83 54.86 ±21.26 0.055
Time at min. supination degrees 52.00 ±16.47 63.57 ±11.64 0.027
  1. Significant difference between conditions at P < 0.05.