Table 3 : Results of two-way ANOVA for gait parameters and range of joints.


  Group
(PT vs control)
Intervention
(before vs after)
Interaction
(Group×Intervention)

Parameter F P F P F P

Walking speed (m/s) 0.821 0.371 6.089 0.018* 4.545 0.040*
Step length (m) 0.755 0.388 3.768 0.056 12.823 0.001*
Cadence (step/min) 0.996 0.325 3.258 0.079 0.333 0.567
Double support duration (%) 1.701 0.200 3.513 0.069 0.200 0.657
Single support duration (%) 0.661 0.421 0.009 0.923 0.353 0.556
Trunk forward inclination (degrees) 0.053 0.818 1.458 0.231 4.883 0.030*
Shoulder Flx/Ext range (degrees) 3.709 0.058 23.428 <0.001* 9.721 0.003*
Elbow Flx/Ext range (degrees) 8.863 0.004* 10.223 0.002* 25.920 <0.001*
Hip Flx/Ext range (degrees)     0.000 0.989 3.083 0.083 4.114 0.046*
Knee Flx/Ext range (degrees) 1.033 0.313 15.647 <0.001* 24.574 <0.001*
Ankle Dor/Pln range (degrees) 0.070 0.792 3.142 0.080 4.439 0.038*

Wada et al.Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation  2014 1:5DOI : 10.7243/2055-2386-1-5