Table 1. Impact response parameters for different hand conditions. Values are mean (standard deviations).
Hand condition Fmax (BW) Tmax (msec) Gzi (BW•sec-1) amax (G) xmax (mm) E (×10-3) (J•BW-1)
WG- .68 (.16)* 11.9 (5.0)* 82.2 (75.3)* 43.1 (11.9)* 18.9 (9.6)* 2.39 (.89)*,,
WG+ .71 (.14)* 10.5 (2.4)* 74.0 (23.4)* 48.0 (15.2)* 17.7 (6.4)* 3.31 (1.00)
WGS .75 (.16)* 10.7 (3.6)* 84.8 (51.6)* 45.4 (13.0)* 18.2 (7.9)* 3.45 (1.32)
WGA .48 (.08)* 18.9 (9.6) 29.2 (5.9) 27.3 (4.2) 28.4 (5.9) 3.57 (.65)
Abbreviations: (Fmax= Peak impact force, Tmax= Peak impact time, Gzi= Impact loading rate, amax= Peak acceleration, xmax= Peak displacement, E: Maximum absorbed energy).
* Statistical difference with WGA from the paired t-test (p < .05).
† Statistical difference with WGS from the paired t-test (p < .05).
‡ Statistical difference with WG+ from the paired t-test (p < .05).