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Table 3 Comparison of values (means ± standard deviations) and effect size of vertical jumps, speed run and dynamic postural control between the non sport children and the TKD practitioners children. The significance level was set at P <0.05 (NS = non significant)

From: Pre-pubertal males practising Taekwondo exhibit favourable postural and neuromuscular performance

   Non sport children TKD practitioners children Effect size P
Vertical jumps (cm) SJ 18.85 ± 4.00 24.30 ± 4.85 1.22 [large] 0.003
CMJ 19.54 ± 4.23 23.53 ± 5.44 0.81 [large] 0.035
Speed run (s) 5 m 1.30 ± 0.10 1.54 ± 0.33 0.98 [large] 0.008
10 m 2.23 ± 0.16 2.43 ± 0.30 0.83 [large] 0.038
20 m 3.98 ± 0.30 4.06 ± 0.31 0.26 [medium] NS
30 m 5.72 ± 0.41 5.74 ± 0.38 0.05 [small] NS
Dynamic postural control (cm) Anterolateral Right 78.4 ± 10.8 83.5 ± 6.6 0.56 [large] NS
Left 77.2 ± 10.6 93.8 ± 7.5 1.80 [large] 0.000
Anterior Right 79.4 ± 9.4 83.9 ± 1.01 0.67 [large] NS
Left 79.6 ± 8.7 86.1 ± 5.4 0.59 [large] 0.031
Anteromedial Right 83.5 ± 1.08 91.5 ± 8.4 1.33 [large] 0.042
Left 82.8 ± 8.9 94.0 ± 7.6 1.35 [large] 0.002
Medial Right 80.7 ± 11.4 93.1 ± 9.8 1.16 [large] 0.005
Left 80.04 ± 10.0 96,3 ± 9,5 1.67 [large] 0.000
Posteromedial Right 85.1 ± 1.48 95.9 ± 9.2 1.63 [large] 0.034
Left 81.7 ± 9.2 92.1 ± 6.9 1.27 [large] 0.003
Posterior Right 73.2 ± 14.7 94.4 ± 9.01 1.73 [large] 0.000
Left 74.9 ± 12.8 94.1 ± 7.6 1.82 [large] 0.000
Posterolateral Right 69.1 ± 1.04 87.1 ± 1.1 1.68 [large] 0.000
Left 71.9 ± 1.1 94.2 ± 7.8 4.00 [large] 0.000
Lateral Right 61.2 ± 12.3 79.4 ± 9.9 1.63 [large] 0.000
Left 65.66 ± 10.3 93.5 ± 7.4 3.10 [large] 0.000