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Table 3 Spatiotemporal Parameters (non-normalized and normalized) for the two age subgroups

From: The three-dimensional kinematics and spatiotemporal parameters of gait in 6–10 year old typically developed children in the Cape Metropole of South Africa – a pilot study

  Group A Group B  
  6–8 years (n = 11) 9–10 years (n = 17) P-value
  median range median range  
  Non-Normalized
Cadence (steps per second) 2.34 1.98–2.72 2.18 1.85–2.41 0.020*
Speed (ms-1) 1.20 0.88–1.45 1.35 1.15–1.55 0.002*
Step Length (m) 0.53 0.42–0.60 0.62 0.55–0.69 <0.001*
Stride Length (m) 1.03 0.82–1.17 1.23 1.09–1.36 <0.001*
  Normalized
Cadence 0.91 0.77–1.11 0.79 0.68–0.93 0.535
Speed 0.45 0.36–0.59 0.49 0.44–0.58 0.129
Step Length 0.79 0.71–0.90 0.83 0.73–0.96 0.056
Stride Length 1.54 1.39–1.79 1.64 1.15–1.90 0.055
  1. *significant difference