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Table 1 Spatiotemporal and leg mechanical characteristics (mean (SD))

From: The effect of leg compression garments on the mechanical characteristics and performance of single-leg hopping in healthy male volunteers

  Garment No Garment Sham
Start End Start End Start End
Flight phase (ms)* 115 (24) 103 (231) 115 (22) 99 (24) 111 (22) 100 (24)
Loading phase (ms) 166 (16) 167 (18) 165 (14) 170 (22) 168 (17) 171 (18)
Contact phase (ms)* 339 (24) 351 (25) 340 (22) 355 (27) 344 (25) 355 (26)
zf (mm)* 17 (7) 14 (6) 17 (7) 13 (6) 16 (6) 13 (7)
zl (mm)* 46 (7) 42 (8) 46 (8) 41 (7) 45 (7) 41 (8)
FzN (N.kg−1) 24.0 (2.6) 23.8 (2.8) 24.2 (2.7) 23.5 (3.0) 23.9 (2.4) 23.3 (2.7)
kN (N.kg−1.m−1)* 539.4 (67.0) 607.6 (135.7) 544.1 (74.2) 611.8 (123.4) 550.0 (86.8) 595.1 (101.4)
  1. zf - vertical displacement of the COM during flight phase; zl - vertical displacement of the COM during loading phase; FzN - Normalised Peak Vertical Ground Reaction Force (N.kg−1); kN - Normalised Vertical Leg Stiffness; *Statistically significant difference between start and end periods for each hopping condition (p < 0.01).