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Table 5 Relationships between percent change in maximum walking speed and percent change in muscle thickness

From: Association between walking ability and trunk and lower-limb muscle atrophy in institutionalized elderly women: a longitudinal pilot study

  Correlation coefficients p value
Rectus abdominis 0.041 0.859
External oblique 0.409 0.065
Internal oblique 0.415 0.061
Transversus abdominis 0.337 0.135
Erector spinae 0.412 0.064
Lumbar multifidus 0.094 0.685
Psoas major 0.195 0.410
Gluteus maximus 0.098 0.709
Gluteus medius −0.025 0.924
Gluteus minimus 0.128 0.625
Rectus femoris 0.399 0.073
Vastus lateralis 0.518 0.016*
Vastus intermedius 0.360 0.109
Biceps femoris 0.203 0.390
Gastrocnemius 0.086 0.719
Soleus 0.247 0.293
Tibialis anterior 0.008 0.974
  1. *Significant correlation at p < 0.05