Table 3.

Normalized global leg parameters

ParameteriNFirst contactSecond contactSignificance
leg,i/leg,011061.09±0.171.04±0.250.007**
21081.09±0.170.84±0.12<0.001**
31101.06±0.170.74±0.14<0.001**
max,i/max,011061.05±0.060.93±0.04<0.001**
21081.07±0.050.84±0.04<0.001**
31101.08±0.060.77±0.04<0.001**
Δleg,max,ileg,max,011060.98±0.140.92±0.17<0.001**
21081.00±0.141.01±0.120.083n.s.
31101.04±0.151.07±0.170.253n.s.
  • For all other definitions see Table of abbreviations. Mean ± s.d. values of normalized leg stiffness, leg force and leg compression for all measured subjects separated for the two consecutive contacts. `**' indicate significant differences (Friedman-test, d.f.=1) P<0.01. n.s.: not significant, N: number of trials for each track type i. Table values belonging to Fig. 5