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Table 1 Pressure mat gait variables of trotting pigs (mean ± SEM) over all pigs and over the complete study period

From: Pressure mat analysis of the longitudinal development of pig locomotion in growing pigs after weaning

Variable Left fore Right fore Left hind Right hind
Weight distribution (%) 0.29 ± 0.00 0.29 ± 0.00 0.21 ± 0.00 0.21 ± 0.00
nPVF (N/kg) 6.67 ± 0.09 6.61 ± 0.09 4.83 ± 0.09 4.93 ± 0.08
PVF (% BW) 67.99 ± 0.88 67.33 ± 0.92 49.24 ± 0.87 50.23 ± 0.78
nLR ((N/s)/kg) 0.12 ± 0.00 0.12 ± 0.00 0.11 ± 0.00 0.11 ± 0.00
nVI (Ns/kg) 0.67 ± 0.02 0.65 ± 0.01 0.46 ± 0.01 0.47 ± 0.01
VI (s*% BM) 6.85 ± 0.15 6.65 ± 0.14 4.72 ± 0.12 4.76 ± 0.12
nPVP((N/cm2)kg) 0.31 ± 0.01 0.30 ± 0.01 0.26 ± 0.01 0.26 ± 0.00