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Table 6 Comparison of the symmetry indices (%) 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 P value
  Median Interquartile range Median Interquartile range  
   First Quartile Third Quartile   First Quartile Third Quartile  
Stance Time (s) 0.48 −0.63 3.52 2.11 0.00 10.81 0.369
Swing Time (s) −2.73 −5.17 0.5 −1.32 −4.65 0.00 0.884
Gait cycle time (s) −0.01 −1.83 1.05 −0.83 −1.65 2.58 0.923
Stride Length (m) −0.16 −1.42 1.18 0.59 −0.09 2.12 0.190
% of Stance 1.26 −0.19 3.18 2.41 1.04 9.39 0.190
% of Swing −2.29 −4.99 0.31 −1.85 −6.71 −0.03 0.698
PVF (%BW) 0.35 −3.24 2.46 1.98 −2.61 5.79 0.438
VI (%BW*s) −0.67 −2.66 3.78 3.83 −0.22 6.11 0.382
% of Body Weight Distribution 0.35 −3.24 2.46 1.98 −2.61 5.79 0.438