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Table 1 The results (mean ± SD) of measurements of the ankle joint dorsiflexion, ankle joint dorsiflexion with 90-degrese knee flexion and the popliteal angle (°) performed by each rater in 142 healthy adolescent subjects examined twice within 2 h

From: The agreement and repeatability of measurements of ankle joint dorsiflexion and poplietal angle in healthy adolescents

Parameter Examination Orthopaedics specialist Resident medical doctor in orthopaedics Physiotherapy student
Right
ankle dorsiflexion
First 7.8 ± 5.1 (0–20) 9.7 ± 4.7 (0–24) 8.5 ± 4.4 (0–20)
Second 8.0 ± 5.5 (0–22) 9.5 ± 4.5 (0–24) 8.9 ± 4.1 (0–20)
Left
ankle dorsiflexion
First 7.18 ± 5.42 (0–25) 9.95 ± 4.86 (0–26) 8.7 ± 4.0 (0–20)
Second 8.0 ± 5.0 (0–21) 10.0 ± 4.7 (0–24) 9.2 ± 4.1 (0–20)
Right
ankle dorsiflexion with knee flexion
First 17.7 ± 6.1 (4–35) 18.1 ± 5.8 (4–32) 18.0 ± 5.3 (4–32)
Second 17.0 ± 5.7 (7–32) 17.3 ± 5.9 (4–36) 17.6 ± 5.6 (4–37)
Left
dorsiflexion, with knee flexion
First 15.7 ± 6.7 (0–40) 16.7 ± 6.4 (4–32) 17.2 ± 5.4 (4–32)
Second 16.1 ± 5.8 (4–32) 16.4 ± 6.2 (4–38) 17.3 ± 5.8 (0–32)
Right
popliteal
First 33.9 ± 15.5 (0–70) 29.2 ± 12.0 (4–60) 29.5 ± 10.6 (6–58)
Second 34.0 ± 14.4 (0–70) 29.0 ± 11.3 (4–68) 29.6 ± 10.1 (6–52)
Left
popliteal
First 37.9 ± 13.7 (0–70) 30.5 ± 11.5 (5–60) 30.4 ± 9.6 (2–54)
Second 36.0 ± 14.0 (0–66) 30.0 ± 11.3 (6–52) 31.4 ± 11.0 (4–58)