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Table 5 The minimum 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 15.2 11.0–20.4 16.4 3.0–24.3 0.495
Pelvis Y −6.0 −8.7–−3.1 −5.9 −9.7–1.9 0.981
Pelvis Z −6.6 −11.0–−3.3 −7.6 −11.2–2.5 0.115
Hip X 1.7 −5.8–8.4 2.9 −13.7–12.7 0.525
Hip Y −7.7 −11.0–−3.4 −8.1 −13.1–2.8 0.981
Hip Z −11.2 −19.9–−5.4 −17.0 −25.3–5.2 0.036*
Knee X 2.6 −2.6–9.4 6.5 −3.9–11.6 0.230
Knee Y −4.7 −9.1–1.1 −7.1 −10.6–2.4 0.070
Knee Z −11.3 −15.4–−3.8 −9.9 −23.6–3.6 0.869
Ankle X −12.6 −22.4–−6.07 −11.8 −21.1–3.6 0.724
Foot Progression Z −14.3 −25.9–−10.4 −16.0 −29.2–7.3 0.724
  1. (X) Sagittal Plane; (Y) Frontal Plane; (Z) Transverse Plane
  2. *significant difference