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International Journal of Interdisciplinary Research

Table 3 Skin pressure distribution by measured points and posture with and without knee-supports

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

Posture/motion Knee guard condition Control P value
Standing 1st 1.4 ± 0.7ab 0.5 ± 0.6ab < 0.001
Sitting 1.2 ± 0.8b 0.1 ± 0.5b < 0.001
Standing 2nd 1.3 ± 0.7b 0.5 ± 0.6ab 0.001
Switching directions 1.6 ± 0.9a 0.8 ± 0.6a 0.001
Standing 3rd 1.3 ± 0.7b 0.5 ± 0.5ab < 0.001
Long kicking 1.5 ± 0.8ab 0.7 ± 0.8a 0.001
Standing 4th 1.2 ± 0.7b 0.3 ± 0.5b < 0.001
Instep kicking 1.3 ± 0.7b 0.7 ± 0.8 0.002
Standing 5th 1.2 ± 0.8b 0.3 ± 0.5b < 0.001
Jumping 1.7 ± 0.7a 1.0 ± 0.8a 0.002
Standing 6th 1.2 ± 0.9b 0.5 ± 0.6ab 0.001
  1. N = 21; a, b or c represents statistically identified groups classified by Duncan test among the postures/motions. Data are expressed as mean ± SE