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Table 2 Repeatability of scores of ankle joint dorsiflexion, ankle joint dorsiflexion with 90-degreses knee flexion and polietal angle, obtained by three raters with varying levels of clinical experience 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

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Wilcoxon Test p-value Spearmans Rs coefficient (p-value)
Right
ankle dorsiflexion
0.823 0.347 0.108 0.710 (< 0.001) 0.663 (< 0.001) 0.715 (< 0.001)
Left
ankle dorsiflexion
0.021 0.936 0.068 0.702 (< 0.001) 0.722 (< 0.001) 0.727 (< 0.001)
Right ankle dorsiflexion with knee flexion 0.803 0.040 0.143 0.428 (< 0.001) 0.680 (< 0.001) 0.761 (< 0.001)
Left
ankle dorsiflexion with knee flexion
0.512 0.643 0.972 0.464 (< 0.001) 0.791 (< 0.001) 0.748 (< 0.001)
Right
Popliteal
0.789 0.946 0.932 0.675 (< 0.001) 0.686 (< 0.001) 0.747 (< 0.001)
Left
Popliteal
0.032 0.436 0.700 0.609 (< 0.001) 0.716 (< 0.001) 0.742 (< 0.001)