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Table 2 Mean values for mediolateral sway and sway velocity for three ankle brace conditions with open and closed eyes (N = 33)

From: The effect of different skin-ankle brace application pressures on quiet single-limb balance and electromyographic activation onset of lower limb muscles

  Medioliateral sway (mm) Medioliateral sway velocity (mm/sec)
  Open eyes Closed eyes Open eyes Closed eyes
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Without brace 36.04 ± 23.2 52.8 ± 28.0* 290.2 ± 184.2 423.6 ± 224.2*
With brace (30 kPa) 34.2 ± 22.7 48.5 ± 21.2* 275.06 ± 183.7 401.0 ± 185.5*
With brace (60 kPa) 35.2 ± 23.8 50.9 ± 19.2* 284.03 ± 188.8 407.4 ± 153.6*
  1. * F = 22.3, df = 1, p < 0.001 for the difference between open and closed eyes