Table 3.  Results for step length and rate of the 60 m sprint test. Data are means (ąSD).
 

SL 1 (m)

SL 2 (m)

SR 1 (Hz)

SR 2 (Hz)

WBV

       

Pre

1.95 (.14)

1.97 (.14)

4.19 (.38)

4.14 (.30)

Post

2.06 (.14)

2.05 (.16)*

4.02 (.30)*

4.02 (.31) *

%diff

-5.6

-4.5

-3.9

-2.8

C

       

Pre

1.99 (.20)

1.96 (.19)

4.14 (.26)

4.19 (.29)

Post

2.00 (.18)

2.00 (.21)

4.12 (.26)

4.11 (.29)

%diff

.6

2.3

-.3

-1.9

 
Abbreviations: WBV = whole body vibration training group, C = control group, SL 1 = stride length of the first stride, SL 2 = stride length of the second stride, SR 1 = stride rate of the first stride, SR 2 = stride rate of the second stride
 * Significantly different from Pre test (p < 0.05) as determined by repeated measures analysis of variance and post-hoc Tukey tests.