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Table 4 The maximum values for the gait kinematics of the pelvis and lower limb kinematics for the two age groups

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
Pelvis X 18.2 12.5–24.9 19.5 7.0–28.6 0.495
Pelvis Y 6.0 3.4–8.6 5.7 2.6–9.4 0.944
Pelvis Z 6.6 4.0–11.9 8.1 3.4–11.7 0.249
Hip X 43.6 41.8–51.5 46.2 35.2–57.6 0.196
Hip Y 7.2 4.5–11.0 8.4 4.8–11.1 0.438
Hip Z 2.5 −5.1–10.0 0.01 −9.7–5.8 0.115
Knee X 65.0 54.7–71.3 64.8 50.6–70.5 0.906
Knee Y 4.9 −3.1–11.8 2.6 −2.5–10.6 0.312
Knee Z 6.8 −0.1–13.2 5.4 −8.9–21.5 0.384
Ankle X 16.5 12.4–20.5 16.4 6.6–23.1 0.557
Foot Progression Z −1.8 −17.8–4.8 −4.1 −18.7–5.5 0.525
  1. (X) Sagittal Plane; (Y) Frontal Plane; (Z) Transverse Plane