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Changes in the coefficients of variation of gait parameters according to changes in gait speed

Variable Change gait speed CAI group (n = 24) Normal group (n = 24) p-value
Cycle time CV PS 4.78 ± 3.28 3.78 ± 2.82 0.25
FS 12.01 ± 5.81 4.76 ± 3.98 0.00*
SP 4.33 ± 2.95 2.90 ± 2.42 0.07
FP 4.72 ± 3.06 2.94 ± 2.39 0.03*
SF 9.96 ± 5.29 3.35 ± 2.83 0.00*
PF 4.32 ± 2.19 3.06 ± 2.00 0.04*
Step length CV PS 3.65 ± 2.61 2.32 ± 1.85 0.05*
FS 8.18 ± 5.88 3.15 ± 2.43 0.00*
SP 2.94 ± 1.56 3.28 ± 1.78 0.49
FP 4.44 ± 3.30 2.69 ± 1.88 0.03*
SF 4.73 ± 4.25 2.02 ± 1.83 0.00*
PF 2.62 ± 2.64 2.02 ± 1.81 0.37

Values are presented as mean ± standard deviation. CAI, chronic ankle instability; CV, coefficient of variation; PS, change gait speed from preferred speed to slowest speed; FS, change gait speed from fastest speed to slowest speed; SP, change gait speed from slowest speed to preferred speed; FP, change gait speed from fastest speed to preferred speed; SF, change gait speed from slowest speed to fastest speed; PF, change gait speed from preferred speed to fastest speed. *p < 0.05.

Phys. Ther. Korea 2023;30:268~274 https://doi.org/10.12674/ptk.2023.30.4.268
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