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Table 1 Values of the median (interquartile range) for calculated parameters for CG and DSG

From: A biomechanical study of gait initiation in Down syndrome

  Parameters CG DSG
APAs and LOC duration (s) dAPA1 0.21 (0.1) 0.41 (0.02)*
dAPA2a 0.13 (0.07) 0.30 (0.2)*
dAPA2b 0.1 (0.05) 0.21 (0.2)*
dLOC 0.5 (0.07) 0.6 (0.2)*
dTOT 1.07 (0.2) 1.59 (0.8)*
APAs and LOC velocity (m/s) vAPA1 0.20 (0.1) 0.09 (0.08)*
vAPA2a 0.44 (0.2) 0.29 (0.2)*
vAPA2b 0.43 (0.2) 0.28 (0.2)*
vLOC 0.31 (0.09) 0.18 (0.08)*
vAPAs 0.31 (0.09) 0.19 (0.08)*
vAPA1 AP 0.15 (0.1) 0.03 (0.03)*
vAPA2a AP 0.14 (0.09) 0.05 (0.07)*
vAPA2b AP 0.17 (0.1) 0.05 (0.07)*
vLOC AP 0.2 (0.09) 0.16 (0.07)*
vAPA1 ML 0.07 (0.07) 0.06 (0.07)*
vAPA2a ML 0.38 (0.2) 0.23 (0.02)*
vAPA2b ML 0.39 (0.2) 0.26 (0.02)*
vLOC ML 0.01 (0.02) 0.021 (0.02)*
APAs and LOC lengt lAPA1 0.04 (0.1) 0.02 (0.02)*
lAPA2a 0.03 (0.01) 0.05 (0.02)*
lAPA2b 0.02 (0.02) 0.04 (0.03)*
lLOC 0.09 (0.01) 0.07 (0.03)*
lTOT 0.19 (0.03) 0.2 (0.09)*
APAs and LOC track excursion eAPA1 AP 0.02 (0.01) 0.01 (0.01)*
eAPA2a AP 0.01 (0.01) 0.01 (0.01)
eAPA2b AP 0.01 (0.01) 0.01 (0.01)
eLOC AP 0.08 (0.01) 0.06 (0.02)*
eAPA1 ML 0.01 (0.01) 0.01 (0.01)
eAPA2a ML 0.03 (0.01) 0.04 (0.003)*
eAPA2b ML 0.02 (0.01) 0.03 (0.02)*
eLOC ML 0.01 (0.01) 0.01 (0.01)
  1. Legend: DSG Down Syndrome Group, CG Control Group, APA Anticipatory Postural Adjustments, LOC locomotor, d duration, v velocity, l length, e excursion. * = p - value < 0.05