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Table 3 Correlations between kinematic variables and IV-RoMmax at all inter-vertebral levels n = 18 (Significant relationships are highlighted in bold)

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

Kinematic variable L2-L3 IV-RoMmax L3-L4 IV-RoMmax L4-L5 IV-RoMmax L5-S1 IV-RoMmax
  r p r p r p r p
Lordosis 0.54 0.021 0.401 0.099 −0.52 0.026 −0.02 0.973
L2-L3 IV-RoMmax - 0.65 0.003 −0.64 0.004 −0.35 0.157
L3-L4 IV-RoMmax 0.65 0.003 - −0.29 0.234 −0.12 0.636
L4-L5 IV-RoMmax −0.64 0.004 −0.29 0.234 - 0.15 0.558
L5-S1 IV-RoMmax −0.35 0.157 −0.12 0.636 0.15 0.558 -
L2-L3 Initial attainment rate 0.20 0.419 0.14 0.58 −0.09 0.713 0.21 0.403
L3-L4 Initial attainment rate −0.18 0.465 −0.11 0.668 0.17 0.512 0.73 0.001
L4-L5 Initial attainment rate −0.53 0.023 −0.64 0.004 0.59 0.009 0.02 0.949
L5-S1 Initial attainment rate 0.05 0.852 −0.02 0.938 0.07 0.776 0.42 0.079