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Table 3 Significant t-test results for the modulation difference between fore and hind limbs

From: Geckos decouple fore- and hind limb kinematics in response to changes in incline

  Terrain condition Forelimb difference from level Hindlimb difference from level T-statistic p-value
FF humerus vs femur rotation +45° 2.536 -14.993 2.205 0.043a
FF humerus vs femur rotation -45° 9.902 -18.477 2.091 0.047a
ES humerus vs femur rotation -45° 17.220 1.953 2.593 0.016
FF humerus vs femur depression +10° -0.571 15.229 3.413 0.006a
ES humerus vs femur depression +10° -29.867 -0.251 2.698 0.018
ES humerus vs femur depression +45° -14.100 0.593 3.22 0.006
ES humerus vs femur depression -45° -50.658 -11.626 3.93 0.001
FF elbow vs knee angle -45° -8.652 -27.044 2.152 0.047a
FF pectoral vs pelvic girdle rotation -10° -1.437 4.450 2.431 0.045a
FF pectoral vs pelvic girdle rotation -45° -2.497 14.812 2.499 0.032a
Angular excursion wrist vs ankle -45° 0.213 -30.167 2.211 0.036a
Angular excursion MCP vs MTP -45° -6.531 -15.211 2.608 0.015a
FF Limb elevation angle -45° -5.307 -17.607 2.338 0.044a
  1. Values are reported in degree (°) differences
  2. FF is footfall and ES denotes end stance
  3. aRepresents where hind limbs were modulated to a greater extent than forelimbs