Table 3 : Association between ankle dorsiflexion range of
motion and gait parameters (Pearson r).


Correlation between NWB DF AROM and gait parameters

Age Group velocity cadence SL L ST R SST R

YOUNG  0.33 0.56* -0.08 -0.57* -0.53*
OLDER -0.02 0.03 -0.03 -0.2 -0.1

Correlation between NWB DF PROM and gait parameters

Age Group velocity cadence SL L ST R SST R

YOUNG  0.33  0.53* -0.05 -0.53* -0.51*
OLDER -0.16 -0.07 -0.2  0.06 -0.12

Correlation between WBDF and gait parameters

Age Group Velocity cadence SL L ST R SST R

YOUNG 0.23 0.23 0.18 -0.27 -0.25
OLDER 0.45 0.23 0.48 -0.26 -0.07

NWB: non-weight bearing; DF: dorsiflexion;
AROM: SL L: step length left; ST R: stance time right;
SST R: single support time right; *P<0.05.

Norris et al.Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation  2016 3:6DOI : 10.7243/2055-2386-3-6