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Table 2.

Summary of the temporal and spatial protrusion characteristics of the tongue axis

Cluster numberNumber of flicksProtrusion duration (s)Max. protrusion (m)Max. protrusion velocity (m s-1)Max. protrusion acceleration (m s-2)Mean curvature ± s.d. (mm-1)Max. curvature (mm-1)
0.60 0.020 0.314 20.1 0.061±0.068 0.44* 
0.46 0.019 0.431 8.8 0.065±0.072 0.49* 
0.42 0.016 0.439 9.0 0.055±0.046 0.39* 
Cluster numberNumber of flicksProtrusion duration (s)Max. protrusion (m)Max. protrusion velocity (m s-1)Max. protrusion acceleration (m s-2)Mean curvature ± s.d. (mm-1)Max. curvature (mm-1)
0.60 0.020 0.314 20.1 0.061±0.068 0.44* 
0.46 0.019 0.431 8.8 0.065±0.072 0.49* 
0.42 0.016 0.439 9.0 0.055±0.046 0.39* 
*

During the final flick of each of the flick clusters, high curvatures of 1.5 mm-1 up to 2.0 mm-1 were recorded at the transition of the tongue (body) and the tongue tips. These data were not included in the analysis for this table

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