Applied Bionics and Biomechanics / 2020 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Locomotion Variations of Arch Index and Interlimb Symmetry in Shod and Barefoot Populations

Table 1

Comparisons of arch index in left and right feet from standing to walking and running in shod and barefoot males.

PopulationStandingWalkingRunning

BarefootLFAI (cm2)Mean0.22#0.24^0.27#^
SD0.040.040.04
RFAI (cm2)Mean0.23#0.25^0.28#^
SD0.040.030.04

ShodLFAI (cm2)Mean0.22&+0.25$&0.29$+
SD0.030.050.05
RFAI (cm2)Mean0.21&+0.25$&0.28$+
SD0.020.030.03

Notes: LFAI: left foot arch index; RFAI: right foot arch index; SD: standard deviation; barefoot population: significant difference between standing and walking; #significant difference between standing and running; ^significant difference between walking and running. Shod population: &significant difference between standing and walking; +significant difference between standing and walking; $significant difference between walking and running ().

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