Table 10 Triceps surae injuries.
Continuous variables Patients Mean (±SD) p
Height (cm) Affected Non affected 180 (3) 170 (10) .0005
Weight (kg) Affected Non affected 69.0 (4.3) 59.4 (10.8) .002
Years of activity Affected Non affected 14.2 (7.4) 9.4 (7.0) .05
Group variables Group Affected (%) p
Gender Males Females 11.6% 0% .002
Type of activity Sprint Hurdles Middle distance Long distance 7.7% 20.0% 9.1% 0% .032
Level Competitive Recreational 9.1% 0% .017
Hindfoot Neutral Varus Valgus 5.9% 25.0% 2.4% .002
Longitudinal arch Normal Cavus Flat 3.6% 14.3% 0% .03
Knee alignment Neutral Varus Valgus 2.0% 13.0% 11.1% .02
Initial contact Heel Midfoot Toe 4.0% 4.0% 25.0% .004