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Table 4 Maternal Session post-birth and control range of motion of the trunk segments and standard error of the measurement

From: Trunk motion and gait characteristics of pregnant women when walking: report of a longitudinal study with a control group

Plane Maternal
Post-Birth
F P Control
Session 3
SEM
Transverse      
Thorax (°) 10.8 (3.3) 0.10 0.76 7.9 (1.8) ±1.4
Pelvis (°) 14.3 (5.7) 0.14 0.72 13.4 (4.2) ±2.3
Thoracolumbar (°) 20.5 (5.9) 3.44 0.10 18.5 (3.7) ±2.9
Coronal      
Thorax (°) 4.4 (1.4) 0.09 0.77 4.3 (1.2) ±0.7
Pelvis (°) 13.0 (4.1) 1.71 0.23 10.7 (2.4) ±2.1
Thoracolumbar (°) 14.9 (3.7) 2.17 0.18 13.68 (3.3) ±1.7
Sagittal      
Thorax (°) 4.8 (1.0) 61.65 <0.001+ 4.4 (1.7) ±1.0
Pelvis (°) 6.8 (1.3) 8.62 0.02+ 8.6 (4.2) ±1.7
Thoracolumbar (°) 7.2 (2.3) 0.07 0.80 8.6 (2.8) ±1.67
  1. F and P values are for difference between 38 weeks gestation and post-birth.
  2. + significant difference between 38 weeks and Post-Birth at p ≤ 0.05.