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Table 2 Mean baropodometry parameters of patients with idiopathic musculoskeletal pain and healthy controls

From: Gait in children and adolescents with idiopathic musculoskeletal pain

  Study Control  
Variables (n = 32)   (n = 32)   P value
Mean velocity of the right foot (# mm/s) 284.40 54.1 311.10 54.5 0.034*
Mean velocity of the left foot (# mm/s) 286.10 44.8 309.50 53.3 0.063
Step time (# s) 3.00 0.83 2.56 0.51 0.003*
Pace (# steps/second) 1.41 0.19 1.56 0.2 0.001*
Right static mean pressure (# kpa) 37.30 12.4 35.30 12.1 0.517
Left static mean pressure (# kpa) 40.10 8.1 38.60 10.5 0.519
Right body strength surface (# cm2) 81.50 17.5 87.40 13.9 0.135
Left body strength surface (# cm2) 84.20 16.4 87.10 16.7 0.478
Right forefoot load distribution (%) 19.20 5.1 20.20 5.2 0.432
Left forefoot load distribution (%) 21.80 5.1 20.30 4.9 0.250
Load distribution in the right hindfoot (%) 27.30 5.9 27.30 7.8 0.999
Load distribution in the left hindfoot (%) 31.70 7.8 32.10 7.2 0.826
Center of force of the right foot (# cm2) 2.03 2.89 3.61 5.09 0.888
Center of force of the left foot (# cm2) 1.52 2.04 3.09 5.44 0.417
Mean center of force of the body (# cm2) 4.68 4.04 5.99 6.57 0.727
  1. mm/s millimeters per second, s seconds, Kpa kilopascoal, cm2 square centimeter
  2. Mann-Whitney test, #
  3. * p < 0.05