Table 3.

Effect of incline and speed

Incline Speed
Variabled.f.FPd.f.FP
LG
Net work1, 536.790.0018*1, 5108.830.0001*
Mean force1, 517.140.0090*1, 5347.54<0.0001*
Net strain1, 526.780.0035*1, 553.040.0008*
Phase1, 510.050.02481, 5117.550.0001*
EMG intensity1, 40.96NS1, 426.310.0068*
EMG duration1, 45.96NS1, 48.730.0418*
DF-IV
Net work1, 57.840.03801, 50.59NS
Mean force1, 513.130.01521, 5217.18<0.0001*
Net strain1, 59.210.02891, 51.92NS
Phase1, 56.03NS1, 543.640.0012*
EMG intensity1, 42.62NS1, 421.860.0095*
EMG duration1, 40.17NS1, 4180.850.0002*
  • ANOVA; see Materials and methods for details.

    NS, not significant.

    LG, lateral gastrocnemius muscle; DF-IV, digital flexor-IV, EMG, electromyographic activity.

  • * Significant at the 0.05 level after Bonferroni correction.

  • P<0.05, but not significant after Bonferroni correction.