Table 4.  Changes in lumbar rotation during the incremental test (n=7). Data are means (ąSD).

 

Step 1

Step 2

Step 3

Step 4

Step 5

 

Time A

Time B

Time A

Time B

Time A

Time B

Time A

Time B

Time A

Time B

Flexion at the catch (°)

24.9 (5.3)

38.8 (3.9)

25.2 (6.1)

39.0 (3.9

24.6 (6.2)

39.0 (4.4)

24.9 (5.6)

38.6 (4.4)

25.6 (5.9)

37.0 (4.8)

Maximum flexion in stroke (°)

26.0 (5.2)

39.4 (3.7)

26.2 (6.0)

39.6 (3.7

25.6 (6.0)

39.6 (4.2)

25.9 (5.5)

39.0 (4.3)

26.4 (6.0)

37.4 (4.9)

% stroke where maxFlex occurs

95.7 (3.5

93.4 (3.7)

96.7 (2.3)

93.9 (2.8

96.9 (2.5)

94.1 (3.0)

97.1 (2.0)

94.4 (2.8)

97.3 (2.1)

96.6 (2.4)

Extension at the finish (°)

-9.9 (12.2

22.4 (5.9)

-24.0 (4.4)

23.4 (5.9

-24.5 (5.9)

25.4 (6.3)

-19.5 (5.5)

26.3 (6.5)

-20.8 (3.7)

28.9 (6.1)

Maximum extension in stroke (°)

-30.6 (3.8)

-22.6 (6.0)

-32.5 (3.9)

-23.7 (6.0)

-33.7 (4.8)

-25.5 (6.3)

-34.4 (5.1)

-36.5 (6.5)

-35.6 (6.5)

-29.2 (6.3)

% stroke where maxExt occurs

33.3 (2.6)

30.1 (2.1)

34.1 (2.6)

30.9 (2.0)

35.4 (3.0)

31.7 (1.3)

36.1 (3.5)

33.3 (1.7)

36.3 (3.8)

35.0 (1.8)

NB lumbar flexion is denoted by positive angles, extension by negative. Abbreviations: maxFlex = maximum flexion, maxExt = maximum extension.