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Table 1 Summary of experimental conditions and changes in knee location. In mms. Positive values represent knee movement in the cephalad direction and increased height. Negative values represent knee movement in the caudad direction and decreased height.

From: Mathematical modeling of the socalled Allis test: a field study in orthopedic confusion

  experimental condition tibia femur hip-foot distance Δ knee ht. ↑ knee cephalad
left leg no change 370.0 460.0 570.0 n/a n/a
right leg short femur 370.0 448.0 570.0 -7.3 9.6
right leg short tibia 358.0 460.0 570.0 -9.3 -7.7
right leg tibia ↓ femur ↑ 358.0 472.0 570.0 -2.3 -17.5
right leg femur ↓ tibia ↑ 382.0 448.0 570.0 1.8 17.5
right leg hip cephalad 12 370.0 460.0 582.0 -5.6 7.4