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Table 1 Reliability of torque, SMG variables (thickness and pennation angle) and EMG (EMGAUC, EMGMP) variables of the TA during each isometric foot dorsiflexion intensity

From: Tibialis anterior analysis from functional and architectural perspective during isometric foot dorsiflexion: a cross-sectional study of repeated measures

Isometric foot dorsiflexion intensity 100 % 75 % 50 % 25 %
Thickness Cronbach’s α (IC 95 %) 0.994 (0.989–0.998) 0.987 (0.980–0.992) 0.986 (0.978–0.990) 0.981 (0.969–0.987)
SEM (Stand. Error. Measu.) 0.687 0.784 0.822 0.867
Penattion Angle Cronbach’s α (IC 95 %) 0.992 (0.986–0.998) 0.984 (0.976–0.989) 0.982 (0.974–0.987) 0.973 (0.955–0.984)
SEM (Stand. Error. Measu.) 0.389 0.404 0.428 0.477
EMGMP Cronbach’s α (IC 95 %) 0.917 (0.880–0.932) 0.878 (0.970–0.991) 0.877 (0.859–0.893) 0.851 (0.920–0.968)
SEM (Stand. Error. Measu.) 5.193 5.479 5.204 5.388
EMGAUC Cronbach’s α (IC 95 %) 0.901 (0.872–0.921) 0.881 (0.871–0.908) 0.869 (0.848–0.883) 0.857 (0.829–0.866)
SEM (Stand. Error. Measu.) 7.587 7.690 7.555 7.316
Torque Cronbach’s α (IC 95 %) 0.998 (0.994–0.999) 0.996 (0.980–0.998) 0.991 (0.982–0.997) 0.980 (0.967–0.995)
SEM (Stand. Error. Measu.) 0.503 0.376 0.353 0.112
  1. EMG electromyography, TH thickness, PA pennation angle, MP maximum peak, AUC area under the curve