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Table 2 Temperature variations values obtained from the different body ROIs (regions of interest) at the three measurement times in the three tests (20°, 30° and 40° knee flexion angle test)

From: Effect of saddle height on skin temperature measured in different days of cycling

ROI ΔT ΔT10 ΔTafter
Average ± SD Reproducibility Average ± SD Reproducibility Average ± SD Reproducibility
20° 30° 40° Typical error ICC 20° 30° 40° Typical error ICC 20° 30° 40° Typical error ICC
Chest 0.8 ± 1.3 0.6 ± 1.2 0.5 ± 1.5 0.3 0.74 −0.2 ± 1.1 −0.3 ± 1.2 −0.1 ± 1.1 0.24 0.67 −1.0 ± 0.8 −0.8 ± 1.1 −0.6 ± 1.1 0.22 0.67
Abdomen −0.3 ± 1.3 −0.7 ± 1.4 −0.8 ± 1.3 0.28 0.56 −0.6 ± 0.9 −0.8 ± 1.2 −0.5 ± 1.0 0.21 0.46 −0.4 ± 1.1 −0.1 ± 0.9 0.3 ± 1.0 0.22 0.63
Upper back 0.1 ± 1.3 −0.3 ± 1.4 −0.2 ± 1.5 0.32 0.73 −0.3 ± 1.2 −0.2 ± 1.1 −0.1 ± 1.0 0.24 0.61 −0.4 ± 0.7 0.1 ± 0.8 0.1 ± 0.8 0.17 0.6
Lower back 0.7 ± 1.5 0.3 ± 2.2 0.1 ± 2.6 0.48 0.7 −0.2 ± 1.6 −0.2 ± 1.6 −0.0 ± 1.5 0.35 0.69 −0.9 ± 0.8 −0.4 ± 0.9 −0.1 ± 1.7 0.24 0.43
Vastus lateralis 0.7 ± 1.2 1.0 ± 0.9 0.8 ± 0.9 0.22 0.62 1.0 ± 1.0 1.6 ± 0.8 0.6 ± 0.8 0.14 0.17 0.3 ± 0.7 1.2 ± 0.6 0.5 ± 0.7 0.16 0.52
Rectus femoris 0.6 ± 1.2 1.0 ± 0.9 0.7 ± 0.9 0.21 0.14 1.0 ± 1.0 1.5 ± 0.8 1.1 ± 0.7 0.14 0.11 0.4 ± 0.6 0.5 ± 0.8 0.4 ± 0.6 0.14 0.62
Abductor −0.2 ± 1.1 0.4 ± 1.0 0.0 ± 0.8 0.18 0.33 0.3 ± 1.0 0.9 ± 0.9 0.5 ± 0.7 0.15 0.14 0.5 ± 0.7 0.5 ± 0.7 0.5 ± 0.6 0.13 0.54
Vastus medialis 0.8 ± 1.2 1.1 ± 0.8 0.9 ± 0.8 0.2 0.6 1.1 ± 1.1 1.5 ± 0.7 1.3 ± 0.5 0.14 0.22 0.3 ± 0.7 0.4 ± 0.8 0.3 ± 0.7 0.16 0.68
Biceps femoris −0.5 ± 1.3 −0.4 ± 0.9 −0.8 ± 0.9 0.19 0.26 0.2 ± 1.0 0.4 ± 0.7 0.1 ± 0.7 0.15 0.32 0.7 ± 0.7 0.8 ± 0.7 0.9 ± 0.6 0.14 0.56
Semitendinosus −0.5 ± 1.2 −0.5 ± 1.0 −0.7 ± 0.9 0.21 0.47 0.3 ± 0.8 0.4 ± 0.8 0.2 ± 0.7 0.15 0.44 0.8 ± 0.7 0.9 ± 0.7 0.9 ± 0.5 0.14 0.66
Knee 1.3 ± 2.0 1.4 ± 2.1 1.0 ± 2.3 0.48 0.73 1.3 ± 1.7 1.8 ± 1.8 1.4 ± 1.4 0.34 0.52 −0.1 ± 0.8 0.4 ± 0.8 0.4 ± 1.0 0.19 0.6
Popliteus −0.6 ± 0.9 −0.4 ± 0.7 −0.8 ± 0.6 0.14 0.32 −0.0 ± 0.6 0.3 ± 0.7 0.0 ± 0.4 0.09 0.11 0.6 ± 0.5 0.8 ± 0.6 0.8 ± 0.4 0.09 0.27
Tibialis anterior −1.0 ± 1.3 −0.6 ± 1.1 −1.2 ± 1.0 0.24 0.53 −0.2 ± 0.8* 0.3 ± 0.9* −0.3 ± 0.6 0.16 0.45 0.7 ± 0.8 0.9 ± 0.6 0.9 ± 0.7 0.14 0.54
Gastrocnemius −0.8 ± 0.9 −0.6 ± 0.8 −1.0 ± 1.0 0.18 0.45 0.1 ± 0.6 0.3 ± 0.6 −0.1 ± 0.6 0.11 0.21 0.9 ± 0.6 0.9 ± 0.5 1.0 ± 0.5 0.1 0.36
Ankle anterior 0.5 ± 1.4 0.5 ± 1.6 0.0 ± 1.6 0.33 0.58 0.6 ± 1.1 1.0 ± 1.3 0.3 ± 1.0 0.23 0.51 0.1 ± 0.8 0.5 ± 0.9 0.3 ± 0.7 0.16 0.38
Achilles 0.6 ± 1.6 0.7 ± 2.1 0.1 ± 1.8 0.39 0.57 0.3 ± 1.4 0.5 ± 1.9 −0.1 ± 1.4 0.33 0.53 −0.3 ± 0.6 −0.2 ± 0.8 −0.2 ± 0.7 0.14 0.45
  1. Typical error and Intra-class correlation coefficient (ICC) was calculated to determine the intraday reproducibility
  2. Statistical significant difference was observed in tibialis anterior between the knee at 20° and 30° (p < 0.05) and it is indicated with italics letters and *