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Table 3 Correlation between the ROM of the ankle joint and other locomotion-related parameters

From: Association between arthritis score at the onset of the disease and long-term locomotor outcome in adjuvant-induced arthritis in rats

  ROM of ankle joint
  During the stance phase During the swing phase
  r p r p
ROM of hip joint (°) −0.176 0.152 −0.288 0.044
ROM of knee joint (°) 0.355 0.017 0.341 0.021
ROM of shoulder joint (°) −0.277 0.051 −0.212 0.107
ROM of elbow joint (°) 0.243 0.077 0.386 0.010
Maximal hind-paw elevation (mm) −0.454 0.003 −0.443 0.003
Lateral hind-paw location (mm) −0.398 0.008 −0.440 0.004
Hind-limb stance duration (ms) 0.387 0.010 0.308 0.034
  1. Parameters were measured in rats with adjuvant-induced arthritis (n = 18) at day 195 post-immunization. Values are means ± SD. ROM range of motion, r Pearson’s correlation coefficient