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Table 4 Stabilometric parameter center of pressure values

From: The effect of cane length and step height on muscle strength and body balance of elderly people in a stairway environment

   MDIST (mm) MDIST_AP (mm) MDIST_ML (mm) RDIST (mm) RDIST_AP (mm) RDIST_ML (mm)  
  Stair height (cm)  
  0 69.86* 58.73* 16.67 157.77 148.38 19.24
  18 49.21 37.3 16.75 118.2 106.78 19.34
  27 31.21* 19.96* 15.52 56.7 46.71 17.92
  33 38.1 25.99 16.42 81.29 70.01 18.96
  Cane length
  Cane 1 52.18 40.89 16.07 115.68 105.59 18.55
  Cane 2 40.33 30.85 14.45 89.48 81.63 16.69
  Cane 3 39.92 23.96 20.35 78.71 62.92 23.49
  No cane 55.99 46.37 14.49 130.16 121.91 16.73
  TOTEX (mm) TOTEX_AP (mm) TOTEX_ML (mm) MVELO (mm/s) MVELO_AP (mm/s) MVELO_ML (mm/s) AREA_CC (mm/s) AREA_SW (mm 2 /s)
Stair height (cm)
0 3,394.67* 3,356.67* 65.68 7,000.23* 6,594.67* 97.79 942,720 33,164.3
18 1,782.83 1,739.2 66.02 3,680.02 3,625.57 97.66 675,821 22,019.5
27 892.97* 853.1* 61.08 1,912.16* 1,855.54* 97.69 161,771 8,700.69
33 1,412.08 1,368.99 64.68 3,017.75 2,958.12 97.88 548,671 10,991.6
Cane length
Cane 1 1,882.77 1,844.39 63.28 4,706.18 4,655.36 97.59 593,516 18,350.6
Cane 2 1,559.83 1,526.06 56.83 3,117.07 3,064.48 97.73 372,360 14,669.7
Cane 3 1,546.71 1,489.46 80.4 2,467.78 2,408.74 97.99 363,491 12,425.7
No cane 2,492.99 2,451.8 56.97 5,284.63 5,231.35 97.71 971,282 29,395.9
  1. *P <0.05, two-tailed.