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Research Article

Multicomponent Exercise Training Improves Gait Ability of Older Women Rather than Strength Training: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Table 2

Gait parameters for multicomponent and strength groups at pretraining and posttraining.

Multicomponent groupStrength group value
PrePostPrePost

Stride length (m)1.12 (0.11)1.17 (0.12)a1.17 (0.14)1.16 (0.14)0.011
Gait cycle (s)1.08 (0.06)1.03 (0.04)1.06 (0.07)1.05 (0.09)0.207
Cadence (Stride.s−1)0.93 (0.06)097 (0.04)0.95 (0.06)0.96 (0.07)0.298
Gait speed (m.s−1)1.03 (0.11)1.13 (0.12)a1.11 (0.18)1.11 (0.19)0.024
Toe clearance (cm)3.91 (0.55)4.32 (0.67)3.94 (0.68)4.13 (0.50)0.415
Heel contact (m.s−1)0.87 (0.22)0.65 (0.20)0.84 (0.32)0.76 (0.29)0.193
Limb stance (%)59 (1)57 (1)59 (2)59 (2)0.100
Swing phase (%)41 (2)43 (1)41 (2)41 (2)0.086
Double support (s)0.10 (0.03)0.10(0.02)0.10 (0.02)0.09 (0.02)0.476

Main time effect ; a: different from pretraining.

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