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Table 3 Mean values for the anteroposterior 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

  Anteropostreior sway (mm) Anteroposterior sway velocity (mm/sec)
  Open eyes Closed eyes Open eyes Closed eyes
Ankle brace condition x ¯ MathType@MTEF@5@5@+=feaafiart1ev1aaatCvAUfKttLearuWrP9MDH5MBPbIqV92AaeXatLxBI9gBaebbnrfifHhDYfgasaacH8akY=wiFfYdH8Gipec8Eeeu0xXdbba9frFj0=OqFfea0dXdd9vqai=hGuQ8kuc9pgc9s8qqaq=dirpe0xb9q8qiLsFr0=vr0=vr0dc8meaabaqaciaacaGaaeqabaqabeGadaaakeaacuqG4baEgaqeaaaa@2E3B@ ± SD x ¯ MathType@MTEF@5@5@+=feaafiart1ev1aaatCvAUfKttLearuWrP9MDH5MBPbIqV92AaeXatLxBI9gBaebbnrfifHhDYfgasaacH8akY=wiFfYdH8Gipec8Eeeu0xXdbba9frFj0=OqFfea0dXdd9vqai=hGuQ8kuc9pgc9s8qqaq=dirpe0xb9q8qiLsFr0=vr0=vr0dc8meaabaqaciaacaGaaeqabaqabeGadaaakeaacuqG4baEgaqeaaaa@2E3B@ ± SD x ¯ MathType@MTEF@5@5@+=feaafiart1ev1aaatCvAUfKttLearuWrP9MDH5MBPbIqV92AaeXatLxBI9gBaebbnrfifHhDYfgasaacH8akY=wiFfYdH8Gipec8Eeeu0xXdbba9frFj0=OqFfea0dXdd9vqai=hGuQ8kuc9pgc9s8qqaq=dirpe0xb9q8qiLsFr0=vr0=vr0dc8meaabaqaciaacaGaaeqabaqabeGadaaakeaacuqG4baEgaqeaaaa@2E3B@ ± SD x ¯ MathType@MTEF@5@5@+=feaafiart1ev1aaatCvAUfKttLearuWrP9MDH5MBPbIqV92AaeXatLxBI9gBaebbnrfifHhDYfgasaacH8akY=wiFfYdH8Gipec8Eeeu0xXdbba9frFj0=OqFfea0dXdd9vqai=hGuQ8kuc9pgc9s8qqaq=dirpe0xb9q8qiLsFr0=vr0=vr0dc8meaabaqaciaacaGaaeqabaqabeGadaaakeaacuqG4baEgaqeaaaa@2E3B@ ± SD
Without brace 14.8 ± 3.09 25.64 ± 7.99** 118.06 ± 24.08 205.12 ± 63.9**
With brace (30 kPa) 15.39 ± 3.99 31.23 ± 9.88** 123.15 ± 31.9 249.8 ± 79.02**
With brace (60 kPa) 16.41 ± 4.44 30.24 ± 10.1** 131.45 ± 35.1 241.88 ± 80.5**
  1. ** F = 22.8, df = 1, p < 0.001 for the difference between open and closed eyes in Velocity