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Table 3 Summary of the pressure–time integral (kPa/s) and force-time integral (N/s) data for the obese (n=22), overweight (n=22) and normal weight children (n=56) [Mean (SD) of three trials]

From: Foot loading patterns in normal weight, overweight and obese children aged 7 to 11 years

Mean of three trials
  Pressure–time integral (kPa/s) Force-time integral (N/s)
Region Obese Overweight Normal weight Obese Overweight Normal weight
Lateral heel 46.90 (22.47) 35.26 (11.64) 29.14 (11.49)* 743.46 (379.16) 426.80 (169.88) 388.24 (94.42)*
Medial heel 46.59 (26.12) 34.84 (12.19) 29.48 (10.57)* 615.32 (360.77) 364.62 (142.79) 243.76 (57.94)*
Midfoot 21.80 (8.71) 18.93 (9.82) 10.02 (6.22)*† 594.88 (322.18) 432.58 (267.47) 115.07 (97.33)*†
1MTPJ 38.70 (14.96) 32.09 (13.09) 40.89 (17.56) 220.29 (185.41) 262.62 (175.47) 277.55 (147.37)
2-5MTPJ 46.74 (15.26) 44.33 (16.42) 33.83 (9.47)*† 994.41 (667.49) 625.98 (431.39) 460.40 (153.04)*†
Hallux 31.41 (31.42) 30.75 (13.47) 32.18 (19.64) 163.71 (131.67) 172.94 (135.34) 234.97 (134.36)
  1. * denotes a significant difference between obese and normal weight children (p<0.05).
  2. † denotes a significant difference between overweight and normal weight children (p<0.05).