Table 4. Hip, knee, and ankle kinematics for the drive and swing leg in the second step in a 10-m sprint in experienced male cricketers, and when split into groups of infielders and outfielders. Data are means (±SD).
All Subjects(n = 18) Infielders(n = 10) Outfielders(n = 8) p value EffectSize
Hip Drive Leg Extension (°) 7.67 (6.42) 4.17 (3.95) 12.05 (6.38) .005 * 1.49
Swing Leg Flexion (°) 96.16 (8.76) 96.47 (8.91) 95.77 (9.16) .873 .08
Knee Drive Leg Extension (°) 22.67 (10.18) 21.02 (8.37) 24.73 (12.36) .459 .35
Swing Leg Flexion (°) 124.29 (10.28) 127.64 (6.89) 120.11 (12.64) .126 .74
Ankle Drive Leg Plantar Flexion (°) -38.17 (17.51) -37.14 (18.86) -39.50 (16.99) .800 .13
Swing Leg Dorsi Flexion (°) 34.37 (8.74) 32.21 (7.66) 37.61 (9.96) .255 .61
° = degrees.
* Significant (p < 0.05) difference between the infielders and outfielders.