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Table 3.

Descriptive statistics for power output and speed for small (H. garnoti) and large (G. gecko) geckos running vertically with various loading conditions

Mass-specific power (W kg−1)
Speed (m s−1)
Load*NMean ± s.e.m.RangeMean ± s.e.m.Range
H. garnoti 11 8.27±0.66 4.14-11.04 0.84±0.07 0.42-1.13 
 11 13.01±1.47 6.06-19.96 1.30±0.15 0.61-2.00 
 100 12.47±0.82 9.93-16.98 0.63±0.05 0.48-0.91 
 150 15.99±1.07 12.10-22.95 0.64±0.14 0.46-0.94 
 200 16.16±0.93 12.28-20.01 0.53±0.10 0.39-0.63 
G. gecko 9.78±0.70 7.93-12.03 1.00±0.07 0.81-1.23 
 100 13.61±1.30 10.07-16.32 0.69±0.07 0.52-0.83 
Mass-specific power (W kg−1)
Speed (m s−1)
Load*NMean ± s.e.m.RangeMean ± s.e.m.Range
H. garnoti 11 8.27±0.66 4.14-11.04 0.84±0.07 0.42-1.13 
 11 13.01±1.47 6.06-19.96 1.30±0.15 0.61-2.00 
 100 12.47±0.82 9.93-16.98 0.63±0.05 0.48-0.91 
 150 15.99±1.07 12.10-22.95 0.64±0.14 0.46-0.94 
 200 16.16±0.93 12.28-20.01 0.53±0.10 0.39-0.63 
G. gecko 9.78±0.70 7.93-12.03 1.00±0.07 0.81-1.23 
 100 13.61±1.30 10.07-16.32 0.69±0.07 0.52-0.83 

N, number of individuals (one stride per individual).

`2' condition, the paper control; `0', unloaded condition.

*

The loads are denoted as % body mass.

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