Table 1.

Parameters of global leg behaviour

i Contact0 0/0 cm1 0/+5 cm2 0/+10 cm3 0/+15 cm
leg (bw/l0)134.3±6.836.7±6.636.9±4.936.0±6.2
232.5±4.832.9±6.726.7±4.023.7±4.4
max (bw)12.8±0.22.9±0.23.0±0.23.1±0.2
22.9±0.22.6±0.22.4±0.22.2±0.2
Δleg,max (l0)10.085±0.0140.082±0.0140.083±0.0120.087±0.014
20.091±0.0110.083±0.0150.091±0.0120.095±0.014
tmax (tc)10.446±0.0240.424±0.0340.431±0.0330.441±0.032
20.423±0.0280.402±0.0750.457±0.0340.478±0.041
tΔleg,max (tc)10.475±0.0380.492±0.0340.505±0.0320.510±0.030
20.461±0.0310.478±0.0350.496±0.0390.492±0.035
tc (s)10.194±0.0220.192±0.0240.196±0.0260.198±0.024
20.189±0.0240.198±0.0270.213±0.0330.222±0.034
leg,TD (l0)10.930±0.0170.922±0.0180.917±0.0220.924±0.017
20.939±0.0130.916±0.0170.910±0.0130.901±0.016
leg,TO (l0)10.963±0.0150.956±0.0110.953±0.0130.958±0.013
20.962±0.0120.954±0.0150.949±0.0140.946±0.018
leg,shift (l0)10.033±0.0130.034±0.0200.036±0.0210.034±0.021
20.023±0.0150.038±0.0200.040±0.0190.045±0.019
αTD(deg.)168±2.669±2.568±2.667±2.5
268±2.266±2.864±2.662±2.9
αTO(deg.)1118±2.5117±3.3117±3.7116±3.4
2117±2.2118±2.3119±3.0121±3.0
αshift (deg.)150±3.149±3.749±3.749±3.3
249±2.852±3.656±3.859±4.0
N 99106108110
  • For descriptions of i, the different track types (0–3), see main text. For definitions see Table of abbreviations. Mean ± s.d. for all measured subjects separated for the two consecutive contacts. N: number of trials