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Table 2 Correlation coefficients between morphological variables and flexibility parameters obtained in study 1

From: Association between plantar flexor muscle volume and dorsiflexion flexibility in healthy young males: ultrasonography and magnetic resonance imaging studies

  Active ROM Passive ROM Passive stiffness
  r P value r P value r P value
Lower leg length −0.134 0.203 −0.152 0.149 0.183 0.080
Lower leg circumference −0.447 <0.001 −0.484 <0.001 0.523 <0.001
Plantar flexor MT −0.415 <0.001 −0.254 0.014 0.510 <0.001
Estimated plantar flexor MV −0.433 <0.001 −0.299 0.004 0.541 <0.001
  1. Bold fonts indicate significant correlations (P < 0.05) between flexibility parameters and morphological variables