Table 3.

Mean r-values from cross-correlations between pairs of muscles for each incline

CFITFTEPITGTAEDLPIF
Downhill
CF
IT−0.13
FTE0.30−0.16
PIT−0.02−0.290.25
G0.310.060.25−0.04
TA0.190.180.22−0.080.77 **
EDL0.050.00 0.25 0.30 0.070.07
P0.27−0.04 0.17 0.250.10−0.020.43 *
IF−0.080.140.020.180.200.220.130.00
Level
CF
IT−0.06
FTE0.42 *−0.33
PIT0.18−0.43 *0.63 **
G0.36−0.100.380.27
TA0.160.040.230.090.81 **
EDL0.23−0.210.50 **0.59 **0.200.16
P0.37−0.190.43 *0.39 *0.13−0.020.66 **
IF0.04−0.140.050.270.110.080.110.01
Uphill
CF
IT0.19
FTE0.50 **−0.24
PIT0.21−0.300.58 **
G0.40 *0.020.340.19
TA0.160.110.100.020.57 **
EDL0.52 **−0.210.78 **0.64 **0.290.17
P0.60 **−0.040.70 **0.40 *0.380.090.73 **
IF0.260.190.060.200.220.060.070.08
  • Asterisks indicate significant correlation coefficients; *P<0.05, **P<0.01.

    Correlations that were affected significantly by incline are in boldface.

    See Table 1 for muscle abbreviations.