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Table 2 Results of gait patterns of HA and TA group

From: Gait patterns after intraarticular treatment of patients with osteoarthritis of the Knee - Hyaluronan versus triamcinolone: a prospective, randomized, doubleblind, monocentric study

  HA-Group Significance T A-Group Significance
  Visit 1 Visit 2   Visit 1 Visit 2  
  Mean SD Mean SD p-value Mean SD Mean SD p-value
Stride Length (cm) 63.96 6.52 64.60 6.70 0.3606 63.19 9.12 64.71 8.67 0.0719
Walking Speed (m/s) 116.85 16.96 119.31 17.71 0.3313 115.03 20.44 113.96 18.15 0.0633
Stance [% gait cycle] 62.67 2.13 62.31 1.70 0.4405 62.63 1.48 62.19 1.34 0.0258
Swing [% gait cycle] 37.33 2.13 37.69 1.70 0.4405 37.37 1.48 37.81 1.34 0.0258
Maximum Hip Flexion (°) 38.74 7.91 42.48 6.19 0.0177 36.16 6.78 38.33 8.87 0.2778
Hip Range of Motion (°) 45.66 3.37 47.49 4.38 0.0043 45.03 4.80 46.17 4.30 0.1229
Maximum Knee Flexion (°) 59.65 5.12 59.67 3.28 0.9090 58.20 5.69 58.15 6.20 0.6682
Mid Stance Knee Flexion (°) 16.82 6.80 18.20 5.74 0.1096 18.80 5.19 19.24 5.71 0.6478
Knee Range of Motion in Stance (°) 12.53 4.40 14.10 5.56 0.0425 13.81 5.62 14.15 5.09 0.2192
Knee Range of Motion in Swing (°) 55.36 6.70 55.56 5.70 0.9090 53.0 7.78 53.06 7.03 0.7751
Knee Abduction Moment Max 1 (Nm/kg BW) 45.30 23.47 46.85 22.86 0.6272 41.02 23.13 38.85 21.62 0.0918
Knee Abduction Moment Max 2 (Nm/kg BW) 35.42 23.56 37.76 23.38 0.2192 28.98 17.10 31.10 17.58 0.3913
Vertical Force Maximum 1 (% BW) 105.55 8.67 106.08 10.23 0.4202 107.03 10.47 107.83 8.77 0.4380
Vertical Force Minimum (% BW) 81.77 7.89 80.38 7.73 0.1572 80.68 7.63 79.75 7.54 0.3304
Vertical Force Maximum 2 (% BW) 107.77 7.90 107.74 8.07 0.8415 107.72 5.90 108.45 5.84 0.1757