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Table 4 Velocity, cadence, step time and step length data included within meta-analysi

From: The impact of shoe flexibility on gait, pressure and muscle activity of young children. A systematic review

AuthorMean (SD) Age monthConditionsVelocity mean (SD), (cm/sec)Cadence mean (SD), steps/minStep Time (cm/sec)
Right only
Step length (cm)
Right only
Buckland, 201415.2 (2.0)Barefoot87.3 (19.7)  26.30 (4.30)
Buckland, 201415.2 (2.0)Lace up sneakers (Ultraflex)87.70 (18.90)  28.10 (3.70)
Buckland, 201415.2 (2.0)Lace up sneakers (Medflex)85.70 (19.10)  28.10 (5.70)
Buckland, 201415.2 (2.0)Lace up sneakers (Lowflex)83.10 (19.30)  27.40 (4.40)
Buckland, 201415.2 (2.0)Lace up sneakers (Stiff)86.00 (16.20)  28.10 (3.70)
Lythgo, 200968.4 (0.2)Barefoot124.80 (4.60)152.60 (4.10)389 (11)48.70 (1.10)
Lythgo, 200978.7 (0.3)Barefoot127.5 (2.40)146.30 (2.60)415 (8)52.20 (0.90)
Lythgo, 200968.4 (0.2)Athletic shoes/runners (own)130.30 (4.20)142.80 (3.40)423 (10)54.80 (1.20)
Lythgo, 200978.7 (0.3)Athletic shoes/runners (own)133.50 (2.80)138.40 (2.10)437 (10)57.80 (0.90)
Kennedy, 201850.9Barefoot114.8157.137844.23
Kennedy, 201866.8 (5.1)Barefoot113.7 (14.3)147.5 (15.8)410 (45.1)46.38 (1.3)
Kennedy, 201850.9Optimal (runners)139.9158.337753.23
Kennedy, 201866.8 (5.1)Optimal (runners)126.0 (9.6)140.4 (14.6)430 (42.7)54.42 (2.8)