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Table 4 Correlation coefficients between morphological variables and flexibility parameters obtained in study 2

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 0.022 0.896 −0.108 0.519 0.114 0.495
Lower leg circumference −0.522 0.001 −0.638 <0.001 0.610 <0.001
Plantar flexor ACSA −0.438 0.006 −0.382 0.018 0.598 <0.001
Plantar flexor MV −0.484 0.002 −0.383 0.018 0.592 <0.001
  1. Bold fonts indicate significant correlations (P < 0.05) between morphological variables and flexibility parameters