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Table 4 Knee angles ± standard deviation and mean differences

From: Assessment of net knee moment-angle characteristics by instrumented hand-held dynamometry in children with spastic cerebral palsy and typically developing children

  SCP (n=10) TD (n=9) Mean difference
Knee angle at 0.5 Nm 72.8° ± 7.9° 69.2° ± 5.9° 3.6°
1 Nm 66.8° ± 8.6° 61.4° ± 5.7° 5.4°
2 Nm 58.9° ± 9.8° 52.0° ± 7.1° 6.8°
3 Nm 53.7° ± 11.0° 45.4° ± 8.3° 8.3°
4 Nm 59.7° ± 12.1° 40.6° ± 9.4° 9.8°
Maximum knee angle 42.8° ± 12.1° 32.8° ± 6.6° 9.9°a
Maximum knee moment 7.4 Nm ± 3.1 Nm 6.2 Nm ± 1.6 Nm 1.2 Nm
Slope at 4 Nm 0.3 ± 0.1 0.2 ± 0.1 0.1a
  1. TD typically developing children, SCP spastic cerebral palsy
  2. aSignificantly different p<0.05