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Table 2 Proportions of stance and swing duration in gait cycles during forward and backward walking

From: Backward walking training improves balance in school-aged boys

  Left Right
  Forward Backward Forward Backward
Stance phase 0.69 (0.07) 0.71 (0.05) 0.64 (0.05) 0.74 (0.06)**
Single support 0.36 (0.05) 0.25 (0.05)** 0.32 (0.06) 0.27 (0.07)
Double support 0.33 (0.09) 0.46 (0.07)** 0.32 (0.09) 0.47 (0.10)**
Swing phase 0.32 (0.07) 0.29 (0.05) 0.36 (0.05) 0.26 (0.06)**
  1. * P < 0.05, ** P < 0.01, vs Forward.