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Table 1 Comparison of the kinetic data and temporospatial parameters of the forelimbs between Groups 1 (walking) and 2 (trotting)

From: Kinetic and temporospatial gait parameters in a heterogeneous group of dogs

  Group 1 Group 2  
Mean ± SD CV Mean ± SD CV P value
Stance Time (s) 0.46 ± 0.06 14.15 0.21 ± 0.06 27.47 <0.001
Swing Time (s) 0.28 ± 0.03 10.32 0.23 ± 0.04 18.12 <0.001
Gait cycle time (s) 0.73 ± 0.09 12.14 0.44 ± 0.09 20.90 <0.001
Stride Length (m) 0.74 ± 0.11 14.34 0.45 ± 0.10 21.88 <0.001
% of Stance 62.51 ± 2.55 4.08 46.86 ± 5.22 11.13 <0.001
% of Swing 38.58 ± 2.67 6.93 52.53 ± 5.42 10.32 <0.001
PVF (%BW) 74.45 ± 20.77 27.90 108.84 ± 35.99 33.06 <0.001
VI (%BW*s) 24.51 ± 8.54 34.85 15.00 ± 7.30 48.68 <0.001
% of Body Weight Distribution 30.00 ± 1.47 4.92 29.68 ± 2.28 7.68 0.505
  1. CV coefficient of variation