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Table 2 Between Groups Comparison of the COP Displacement during Global Sway, Raising and Stabilization phase

From: Raising and stabilization phase of the sit-to-stand movement better discriminate healthy elderly adults from young subjects: a pilot cross-sectional study

VariableYOUNGER ADULTS (mean +/− SD)ELDERLY
(mean +/− SD)
P value
Global sway119.85 (27.81)146.97 (39.52)P < 0.05
Raising phase sway13.58 (2.88)21.63 (10.71)P < 0.001
Stabilization phase sway4.98 (16.39)12.38 (6.45)P < 0.001
  1. Between groups comparison regarding COP displacement during the global task, and the raising and the stabilization phase. Data were normalized and expressed as % of body height