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Table 6 Acceleration (°/s2) in different motions during abduction and flexion tasks

From: Studying upper-limb kinematics using inertial sensors: a cross-sectional study

Analytical tasks Humerus Scapula Forearm Sternum
Motion Mean (SD) Min Max Motion Mean (SD) Min Max Motion Mean (SD) Min Max Motion Mean (SD) Min Max
Abduction IN-EX 8.6 (1.7) 5.8 11.4 AN–PO 3.7 (1.6) 1.5 6.4 PR-SU 12.6 (2.7) 9.8 17.9 Axial rotation 2.0 (0.6) 1.4 3.5
Flexion IN-EX 8.7 (2.7) 3.63 12.2 AN–PO 3.1 (1.4) 0.9 5.3 PR-SU 11.3 (2.5) 6.1 14.3 1.9 (0.4) 0.9 2.5
Abduction AB-AD 19.4 (0.8) 18.11 21.19 PR–RE 7.8 (1.5) 6.0 11.2 elFL–EX 19.8 (0.6) 18.5 20.8 Flex and ext 1.8 (5.6) 0.5 19.7
Flexion AB-AD 18.5 (0.8) 18.2 20.51 PR–RE 7.9 (1.3) 5.7 10.1 elFL–EX 20.1 (1.0) 18.6 22.0 1.2 (0.5) 0.6 2.4
Abduction FL-EX 9.19 (1.6) 5.98 11.06 ME-LA 2.9 (1.1) 1.52 5.0 Carrying 9.7 (2.9) 6.3 16.3 Lateral rotation 1.7 (2.7) 0.4 1.7
Flexion FL-EX 7.0 (1.8) 3.5 10.2 ME-LA 3.7 (1.3) 1.6 6.0 angle 6.4 (2.0) 3.0 8.8 1.3 (0.5) 0.5 2.1