Table 2: Indices of performance (IP) averaged across individual tasks describing cognition, reaction times, posture and balance, and motor, and tactile performance for both groups.

DomainED(Range)CG(Range) -score valueEffect size

Cognitive performance (0.38–1) (0–1) −1.389 0.1650.47
Reaction time (0.49–0.93) (0–0.87) −3.462 0.0011.02
Posture and balance (0–1) (0–1) −5.599 ≤0.0011.26
Motor performance (0–1) (0–1) −1.753 0.0800.19
Tactile performance (0–0.99) (0–1) −1.485 0.1380.44

ED: expert dancer, CG: control group; Values are means, SEM.