Table 3.

Comparison of jumping performance in guinea fowl and common quail

Guinea fowl Quail*
Kinematic dataForce-plate dataKinematic dataForce-plate data
Θ (deg.)68.60±1.1269.73±1.2272.569.6
Toe-off VV (m s-1)3.35±0.063.35±0.093.75±0.063.31±0.07
Toe-off VH (m s-1)1.31±0.081.23±0.071.18±0.101.23±0.01
Toe-off Vres (m s-1)3.61±0.073.58±0.093.933.53
FV (Mbg)-15.25±0.115.30±0.197.80±0.19
FH (Mbg)-11.82±0.141.84±0.132.82±0.02
  • Values for guinea fowl are means ± s.e.m., based on N=6.

  • * Values for quail are taken from Earls (2002).