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Table 1 The comparability of statistical changes pre-test and post-test in the outcome parameters pre and post 6 weeks of rehabilitation

From: Influence of percentage of body-weight support on gait in patients with traumatic incomplete spinal cord injury

Parameters Group Mean ± SD p value
Pre-test Post-test
Walking speed (m/s) A (BWSTT 30%) 1.51 ± 0.25 1.87 ± 0.26 0.001**
B (BWSTT 40%) 0.94 ± 0.25 1.78 ± 0.24
Step length (m) A (BWSTT 30%) 0.556 ± 0.019 0.561 ± 0.031 0.001**
B (BWSTT 40%) 0.5916 ± 0.0244 0.6941 ± 0.0206
Stride length (m) A (BWSTT 30%) 0.627 ± 0.261 0.713 ± 0.259 0.001**
B (BWSTT 40%) 0.637 ± 0.156 0.967 ± 0.244
Cadence (steps/min) A (BWSTT 30%) 89.42 ± 8.57 93.61 ± 8.26 0.009*
B (BWSTT 40%) 93.33 ± 7.67 108.33 ± 8.96
Step width (m) A (BWSTT 30%) 0.11 ± 0.0244 0.10 ± 0.0199 0.114
B (BWSTT 40%) 0.11 ± 0.0275 0.11 ± 0.0239
  1. Data indicated as mean ± standard deviation (SD)
  2. m/s meter per second, m meter, and cadence explained steps per min. BWSTT body-weight-support treadmill training
  3. *Significant at p < 0.01
  4. **highly significant difference