Table 2.

Summary statistics of comparisons among take-off types using one-way ANOVAs

Looped vs non-looped take-offs Anchored vs sliding loop take-offs
d.f.FPd.f.FPq*
Duration
Take-off total (s)224.40.051310.30.0082.18
Preparation (s)N/A1325.80.00032.18
Acceleration total (s)N/A1412.40.0042.16
Vertical acceleration (s)N/A149.30.0092.16
Horizontal acceleration (s)N/ANS
Distance
Height gained (BL)2317.90.0003NS
Range 0 (BL)23225.5<0.0001NS
Range −1 (BL)19195.0<0.0001NS
Total range (m)209.80.0073NS
Velocity
Horizontal, max (BL s−1)2383.2<0.0001NS
Horizontal, 0 m (BL s−1)2236.3<0.0001NS
Horizontal, −1 m (BL s−1)1740.1<0.0001NS
Vertical, max (BL s−1)N/A1414.30.0022.16
Vertical, 0 m (BL s−1)2223.6<0.0001NS
Vertical, −1 m (BL s−1)1715.90.001NS
Resultant, max (BL s−1)N/ANS
Resultant, 0 m (BL s−1)2281.3<0.0001NS
Resultant, −1 m (BL s−1)1726.00.0001NS
Acceleration
Horizontal, max (BL s−2)2341.8<0.00012325<0.00012.80
Vertical, max (BL s−2)N/ANS
Resultant, max (BL s−2)2365.0<0.0001NS
  • N/A = Comparisons that were not valid; NS = not significant. Duration values were log transformed prior to testing.