Table 3.

Regression coefficients (±95% C.I.) for various parameters versus mean fore-aft acceleration and mean forward velocity

Parametervs. Āy (BW)vs. v̄y (m s-1)r2
d (m)
   Uns0.111±0.0210.58
   Mns0.103±0.0280.54
   Fns0.095±0.0320.35
   H-0.495±0.4240.114±0.0480.32
tstep (s)
   Uns-0.033±0.0070.54
   Mns-0.045±0.0100.66
   Fns-0.046±0.0110.50
   H-0.163±0.146-0.040±0.0170.52
αhind
   Unsns
   Mns-0.046±0.0320.16
   Fns-0.042±0.0230.17
   Hns-0.042±0.0340.11
DF total
   Unsns
   Mns-0.034±0.0240.16
   Fns-0.031±0.0130.25
   Hns-0.020±0.0190.08
DF fore
   Uns-0.027±0.0220.07
   Mns-0.049±0.0250.26
   Fns-0.047±0.0160.35
   Hns-0.052±0.0230.29
DF hind
   Uns-0.037±0.0110.34
   Mns-0.019±0.0190.08
   F-0.224±0.144ns0.13
   Hns-0.015±0.0180.05
tc,f/tc,h
   Unsns
   Mnsns
   F0.871±0.723-0.103±0.0710.13
   Hns-0.083±0.0740.09
θfore (deg.)
   U49.9±3.431.34±0.5770.92
   M47.3±8.21ns0.75
   F50.4±8.94ns0.66
   H40.0±10.1ns0.56
θhind (deg.)
   U56.6±6.79-1.23±1.140.77
   M59.7±13.01.21±1.280.73
   F63.8±13.6ns0.57
   H71.7±14.3ns0.68
  • Āy, mean fore-aft acceleration; y, mean forward velocity.

    Only significant (P<0.10) regression coefficients are shown (ns, not significant.)

    U, unloaded; M, mid-load; F, fore-load; H, hind-load.

    See the text for parameter definitions.