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Table 2 Intra- and inter-observer reliability and agreement of IV-RoMmax and initial attainment rate measurements during weight-bearing flexion and return n = 10

From: Relationships between lumbar inter-vertebral motion and lordosis in healthy adult males: a cross sectional cohort study

Inter-vertebral level Intra-observer ICC (95 % CI) Inter-observer ICC (95 % CI) Intra-observer SEM (°) Inter-observer SEM (°)
IV-RoMmax    
L2-L3 0.98 (0.92–1.0) 0.94 (0.80–0.99) 0.45 0.76
L3-L4 0.99 (0.96–1.0) 0.99 (0.67–1.0) 0.23 0.24
L4-L5 0.99 (0.97–1.0) 0.98 (0.93–1.0) 0.39 0.59
L5-S1 0.96 (0.82–0.99) 0.99 (0.94–1.0) 0.54 0.61
Inter-vertebral level Intra-observer ICC (95 % CI) Inter-observer ICC (95 % CI) Intra-observer SEMratio Inter-observer SEMratio
Initial attainment rate    
L2-L3 0.95 (0.78–0.99) 0.95 (0.80–0.99) 0.026 0.036
L3-L4 0.98 (0.92–1.0) 0.84 (0.49–0.96) 0.02 0.033
L4-L5 0.92 (0.71–0.98) 0.91 (0.70–0.98) 0.032 0.018
L5-S1 0.95 (0.81–0.99) 0.88 (0.53–0.97) 0.023 0.019