Table 3.

Summary of Group Differences in Anthropometric Variables From Entry* to Walking Onset

Anthropometric
Variables
Experimental
Group at
Walking
Control
Group at
Walking
P
Value
Eta2
Crown-heel length
(cm)
78.1 (3.5) 81.0 (3.0).03 .16
Body weight (kg) 10.1 (1.09)10.8 (1.6) .03 .15
Thigh length (cm) 14.9 (.99)15.4 (1.2) .09 .10
Calf length (cm) 12.2 (.81)15.1 (.84) .05 .13
Foot width (cm) 5.0 (.29)5.1 (.32) .06 .12
Foot length (cm) 11.4 (.54)12.0 (.55) .01 .21
Thigh circumference
(cm)
26.1 (2.09) 26.7 (2.8) .09 .09
Calf circumference
(cm)
17.8 (.97) 18.1 (1.6) .06 .12
Umbilicus skinfold
(mm)
6.9 (1.7) 6.8 (2.3) .08.10
Mid-thigh skinfold
(mm)
11.6 (1.7) 11.7 (3.4).25 .05
Mid-calf skinfold
(mm)
12.8 (1.8)13.2 (2.5) .22 .05
  • *  Measurements taken at entry are presented in Table 1.

  •  Based on a multivariate F test for group difference in change from entry to walking onset where significant differences indicate an interaction effect.