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Table 7 Comparison of the symmetry indices (%) 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 P value
  Median Interquartile range Median Interquartile range  
   First Quartile Third Quartile   First Quartile Third Quartile  
Stance Time (s) 0.68 0.00 1.69 −0.93 −2.41 3.56 0.771
Swing Time (s) −0.35 −4.36 1.12 0.00 −4.76 4.91 0.466
Gait cycle time (s) −0.88 −2.01 0.24 0.00 −1.46 1.34 0.645
Stride Length (m) 0.60 −0.32 1.45 0.90 −1.18 3.01 0.357
% of Stance 1.47 0.16 2.85 −0.93 −4.67 4.39 0.627
% of Swing −0.50 −3,26 0.98 0.77 −4.55 4.02 0.409
PVF (%BW) 0.52 −2.47 3.84 −0.41 −4.96 2.05 0.409
VI (%BW*s) −0.41 −2.19 3.30 0.36 −10.46 2.76 0.357
% of Body Weight Distribution 0.52 −2.47 3.84 −0.41 −4.96 2.05 0.409