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Table 2 Average (standard deviation) values are reported for the pennation angle and for the width of the tibialis anterior muscle, both estimated for the three foot positions

From: Changes in tibialis anterior architecture affect the amplitude of surface electromyograms

  Tibialis anterior architecture
Foot position Pennation angle (deg) a Muscle width (mm) a
DF 15.3 (3.7) 67.8 (8.0)
NE 10.7 (4.5) 59.8 (7.2)
PF 8.0 (1.7) 58.1 (5.0)
  1. DF, NE and PF respectively correspond to dorsiflexion, neutral and plantar flexion
  2. aindicates effect of foot position with P < 0.02