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Table 2 Balance test variables and load distribution for skilled prosthetic users (SPU) and for first fitted amputees (FFA), (Means(SD)

From: Adaptation to altered balance conditions in unilateral amputees due to atherosclerosis: a randomized controlled study

Variables and abbreviations SPU
(n = 10)
FFA
(n = 18)
P value
Radius of the circle double leg (mm): RD 10.90 (5.3) 18.5 (6.6) 0.0014
Total excursion length double leg (mm): TD 468.3 (166.3) 662.6 (267.7) 0.071
Anteroposterior excursion length double leg (mm):APD 331.1 (151.4) 398.9 (141.1) 0.145
Mediolateral excursion length double leg (mm):MLD 255.9 (139.6) 378.7 (154.5) 0.040
Radius of the circle single leg (mm):RS 22.4 (4.04) 18.2 (3.8) 0.028
Total excursion length single leg (mm):TS 1188.7 (435.2) 931.6 (159.1) 0.226
Anteroposterior excursion length single leg (mm):APS 810.7 (410.9) 582.5 (134.2) 0.053
Mediolateral excursion length single leg (mm):MLS 668.1 (174.3) 586.0 (83.2) 0.083
Load distribution differences (%): LD 6.4 (6.7) 27.8 (15.9) 0.0005
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