Skip to main content

International Journal of Interdisciplinary Research

Table 1 Skin pressure averaged from the knee, calf, and thigh for the knee guard condition (KG) and the control while the 11 consecutive motions were conducted (unit: mmHg)

From: Effects of wearing knee-guards on skin pressure and skin blood flow during dynamic motions

Posture/motions Knee guard condition (8 regions) Control (5 regions) P-value*
1. Standing 18.5 ± 0.7ab 5.0 ± 0.3ab < 0.001
2. Sitting 20.5 ± 0.8b 9.9 ± 0.7e < 0.001
3. Standing 18.6 ± 0.7ab 4.9 ± 0.3ab < 0.001
4. Switching the direction 17.0 ± 0.8a 7.1 ± 0.4d < 0.001
5. Standing 18.8 ± 0.8ab 5.0 ± 0.2ab < 0.001
6. Long kicking 17.8 ± 1.0a 6.0 ± 0.3bc < 0.001
7. Standing 18.7 ± 0.8ab 5.0 ± 0.3ab < 0.001
8. Instep kicking 16.8 ± 0.8a 5.0 ± 0.3ab < 0.001
9. Standing 18.6 ± 0.8ab 5.5 ± 0.3ab < 0.001
10. Jumping 18.0 ± 0.8ab 6.7 ± 0.4cd < 0.001
11. Standing 18.5 ± 0.8ab 4.7 ± 0.3a < 0.001
Total average 18.3 ± 0.2 5.9 ± 0.1 < 0.001
P-value** 0.141 < 0.001  
  1. N = 21; *Differences between two conditions; **Differences between the 11 postures. The upper cases of a,b,c,d,e represent statistically identified groups classified by Duncan test among the 11 motions. Data are expressed as mean ± SE