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Table 2 Comparison of the kinetic data and temporospatial parameters of the hind limbs 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) 0.45 ± 0.06 12.86 0.18 ± 0.05 26.89 <0.001
Swing Time (s) 0.30 ± 0.03 10.97 0.26 ± 0.04 15.60 <0.001
Gait cycle time (s) 0.75 ± 0.09 11.91 0.43 ± 0.08 18.91 <0.001
Stride Length (m) 0.73 ± 0.11 14.95 0.45 ± 0.11 24.23 <0.001
% of Stance 60.13 ± 2.05 3.41 40.46 ± 4.28 10.58 <0.001
% of Swing 40.65 ± 2.29 5.64 59.77 ± 4.53 7.59 <0.001
PVF (%BW) 50.67 ± 17.40 34.35 74.63 ± 26.12 35.00 <0.001
VI (%BW*s) 15.63 ± 6.21 39.71 8.26 ± 3.79 45.83 <0.001
% of Body Weight Distribution 20.00 ± 1.40 7.00 20.32 ± 2.24 11.01 0.508
  1. CV coefficient of variation