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Table 3 Comparison of the temporospatial parameters and the kinetic data between the forelimbs and hind limbs of male and female cats

From: Kinetic and temporospatial parameters in male and female cats walking over a pressure sensing walkway

  Forelimb Hind limb
  Male Female    Male Female   
  Mean ± SD CV Mean ± SD CV Pvalue Power Mean ± SD CV Mean ± SD CV Pvalue Power
Stance Time (s) 0.48 ± 0.07 14.68 0.46 ± 0.07 15.32 0.453 0.114 0.46 ± 0.08 17.28 0.44 ± 0.06 13.19 0.491 0.104
Swing Time (s) 0.34 ± 0.04 11.70 0.33 ± 0.03 9.12 0.231 0.220 0.40 ± 0.06 14.96 0.39 ± 0.04 10.13 0.770 0.059
Stride Time (s) 0.80 ± 0.09 11.25 0.76 ± 0.10 13.07 0.319 0.166 0.84 ± 0.13 15.42 0.82 ± 0.08 9.80 0.532 0.094
Stride Length (m) 0.49 ± 0.02a 4.08 0.45 ± 0.02b 4.45 <0.001 0.996 0.49 ± 0.02a 4.08 0.44 ± 0.02b 4.49 <0.001 1.000
% of Stance 59.51 ± 3.08 5.18 59.68 ± 3.53 5.91 0.896 0.052 54.87 ± 3.34 6.09 54.53 ± 5.28 9.68 0.818 0.056
% of Swing 42.78 ± 2.26 5.28 43.35 ± 4.17 9.62 0.619 0.078 47.74 ± 2.75 5.76 48.71 ± 6.75 13.86 0.569 0.086
PVF (%BW) 54.95 ± 5.38 9.79 55.75 ± 7.66 13.74 0.724 0.064 41.66 ± 6.46 15.51 40.59 ± 5.21 12.83 0.603 0.080
VI (%BW*s) 18.24 ± 3.11 17.05 17.96 ± 3.77 20.99 0.355 0.149 13.23 ± 2.55 19.27 13.07 ± 3.04 23.26 0.329 0.161
% of Body Distribution 28.50 ± 1.53 5.37 28.92 ± 1.13 3.91 0.809 0.056 21.49 ± 1.47 6.84 21.07 ± 0.87 4.13 0.872 0.053
  1. The values that are followed by different letters along each horizontal row are significantly different.