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Table 4 Partial Pearson’s correlations (controlling for truncated foot length) between ultrasound cross-sectional area and foot morphology, pedobarography, hand-held dynamometry and balance measures

From: Reliability and correlates of cross-sectional area of abductor hallucis and the medial belly of the flexor hallucis brevis measured by ultrasound

  Abductor Hallucis Flexor Hallucis brevis (medial)
Variable r p r p
Foot morphology
 Foot Posture Index 0.275 0.240 0.631* 0.003
 Arch height sit 0.403 0.078 −0.257 0.274
 Arch height stand 0.437 0.054 −0.185 0.436
Hand-held Dynamometry
 Stand great toe forcea 0.010 0.965 −0.087 0.714
Pedobarography
 Stand max force great toea 0.562* 0.012 0.21 0.389
Balance
 Maximum step Right −0.029 0.903 −0.046 0.848
  1. Abbreviations: a Missing data n = 20 * significant p < 0.05