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Table 5.

Results from regression analyses using stride length, stride frequency or duty factor as dependent variables, and speed as the independent variable

Stride length
Stride frequency
Duty factor
LoadSlopey-interceptSlopey-interceptSlopey-intercept
H. garnoti       
0.24±0.05*** −1.19±0.02*** 0.76±0.05*** 1.19±0.02*** −0.13±0.05** −0.33±0.01*** 
0.19±0.04*** −1.23±0.01*** 0.81±0.04*** 1.23±0.01*** 0.01±0.04 −0.13±0.01*** 
100 0.33±0.05*** −1.21±0.02*** 0.67±0.05*** 1.21±0.02*** −0.09±0.05 −0.27±0.02*** 
150 0.30±0.06*** −1.24±0.02*** 0.70±0.06*** 1.24±0.02*** −0.10±0.07 −0.25±0.02*** 
200 0.32±0.06*** −1.25±0.02*** 0.68±0.06*** 1.25±0.02*** −0.003±0.07 −0.21±0.03*** 
G. gekko       
0.34±0.15* −0.84±0.02*** 0.66±0.15*** 0.84±0.02*** −0.08±0.11 −0.31±0.02*** 
100 0.27±0.13* −0.95±0.04*** 0.73±0.13*** 0.95±0.04*** −0.02±0.07 −0.21±0.02*** 
Stride length
Stride frequency
Duty factor
LoadSlopey-interceptSlopey-interceptSlopey-intercept
H. garnoti       
0.24±0.05*** −1.19±0.02*** 0.76±0.05*** 1.19±0.02*** −0.13±0.05** −0.33±0.01*** 
0.19±0.04*** −1.23±0.01*** 0.81±0.04*** 1.23±0.01*** 0.01±0.04 −0.13±0.01*** 
100 0.33±0.05*** −1.21±0.02*** 0.67±0.05*** 1.21±0.02*** −0.09±0.05 −0.27±0.02*** 
150 0.30±0.06*** −1.24±0.02*** 0.70±0.06*** 1.24±0.02*** −0.10±0.07 −0.25±0.02*** 
200 0.32±0.06*** −1.25±0.02*** 0.68±0.06*** 1.25±0.02*** −0.003±0.07 −0.21±0.03*** 
G. gekko       
0.34±0.15* −0.84±0.02*** 0.66±0.15*** 0.84±0.02*** −0.08±0.11 −0.31±0.02*** 
100 0.27±0.13* −0.95±0.04*** 0.73±0.13*** 0.95±0.04*** −0.02±0.07 −0.21±0.02*** 

Asterisks indicate significant relationships between the independent and dependent variables; *P<0.05, ***P<0.0001. Values of stride length (cm), stride frequency (Hz), duty factor and speed (m s−1) were log10-transformed prior to statistical analyses.

Values are ±1 s.e.m.

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