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Table 7 Peak Torque (Newton-Meters) in both injured leg and uninjured leg, comparing MIS and Open group.

From: Clinical and biomechanical outcome of minimal invasive and open repair of the Achilles tendon

   MIS (10)
60° s-1
Open (9)
60° s-1
MIS (10)
180° s-1
Open (9)
180° s-1
Plantarflexion Injured side (Injured side/Un-injured side%) 42.4
(74.8%)
45.7
(82.0%)
22.3
(88.1%)
24.1
(96.0%)
Significance test p = 0.664
CI -24.172 to 17.639
p = 0.896
CI -12.375 to 8.753
  Un-injured side 56.7 55.7 25.3 25.1
Significance test p = 0.308
CI -21.269 to 23.336
p = 0.493
CI -8.993 to 9.370
Dorsiflexion Injured side (Injured side/Un-injured side%) 24.7
(105.1%)
20.6
(86.5%)
13.6
(92.5%)
13.0
(84.2%)
Significance test p = 0.348
CI -5.261 to 13.550
p = 0.424
CI -3.900 to 5.100
  Un-injured side 23.5 23.8 14.7 15.4
Significance test p = 0.040
CI -7.425 to 6.869
p = 0.263
CI -4.846 to 3.357