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Test-retest reliability and descriptive statistics of geometric measurements based on plantar pressure measurements in a healthy population during gait.
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PMID:  21917456     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Previous studies have demonstrated that pressure, force, area, and time measurements can be reliably collected from pedobaragraphic platforms, but no studies have analyzed geometric measurements. The purpose of this study was to establish the test-retest reliability of geometric measurements obtained during gait at a self-selected speed using a two-step approach. Data were collected on both feet for 10 healthy participants using the emed-x platform. Reliability of 15 geometric measurements was assessed using intraclass correlation coefficients (ICC). All 15 measurements were demonstrated to be reliable (ICC>0.8), with 12 measurements ICC>0.90. Collection of geometric measurements at a self-selected pace with the emed-x platform was found to be reliable and can be used for investigation in research settings.
Jonathan S Akins; Karen A Keenan; Timothy C Sell; John P Abt; Scott M Lephart
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-9-12
Journal Detail:
Title:  Gait & posture     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1879-2219     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-9-15     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9416830     Medline TA:  Gait Posture     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2011 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
Neuromuscular Research Laboratory, Department of Sports Medicine and Nutrition, University of Pittsburgh, 3830 South Water Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203, United States; Department of Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, 306 CNBIO, 300 Technology Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, United States.
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