Table 1.

Correlations between movement variables and ratings of dance quality. Correlations for sub-components are presented only when the principal component was significantly correlated with dance rating.

movement amplitudemovement variabilitymovement speed
armsr = 0.45; p = 0.051r = 0.44; p = 0.057r = 0.34; p = 0.153
right shoulder flexion/extensionn.a.n.a.n.a.
right shoulder abduction/adductionn.a.n.a.n.a.
right shoulder internal/external rotationn.a.n.a.n.a.
right elbow flexion/extensionn.a.n.a.n.a.
right wrist flexion/extensionn.a.n.a.n.a.
right wrist abduction/adductionn.a.n.a.n.a.
right wrist internal/external rotationn.a.n.a.n.a.
left shoulder flexion/extensionn.a.n.a.n.a.
left shoulder abduction/adductionn.a.n.a.n.a.
left shoulder internal/external rotationn.a.n.a.n.a.
left elbow flexion/extensionn.a.n.a.n.a.
left wrist flexion/extensionn.a.n.a.n.a.
left wrist abduction/adductionn.a.n.a.n.a.
left wrist internal/external rotationn.a.n.a.n.a.
central bodyr = 0.55a; p < 0.05r = 0.81a; p < 0.001r = 0.41; p = 0.082
neck flexion/extensionr = 0.47a; p < 0.05r = 0.68a,b; p < 0.01n.a.
neck abduction/adductionr = 0.30; p = 0.219r = 0.66a; p < 0.05n.a.
neck internal/external rotationr = 0.38; p = 0.113r = 0.73a; p < 0.001n.a.
trunk flexion/extensionr = 0.67a; p < 0.01r = 0.68a; p < 0.01n.a.
trunk abduction/adductionr = 0.48a; p < 0.05r = 0.68a; p < 0.01n.a.
trunk internal/external rotationr = 0.08; p = 0.734r = 0.51a,b; p < 0.05n.a.
legsr = 0.24; p = 0.332r = 0.23; p = 0.334r = 0.47a; p < 0.05
right hip flexion/extensionn.a.n.a.r = 0.21; p = 0.393
right hip abduction/adductionn.a.n.a.r = 0.02; p = 0.925
right hip internal/external rotationn.a.n.a.r = 0.23; p = 0.337
right knee flexion/extensionn.a.n.a.r = 0.52a; p < 0.05
right knee abduction/adductionn.a.n.a.r = 0.24; p = 0.317
right knee internal/external rotationn.a.n.a.r = 0.70a; p < 0.01
right ankle flexion/extensionn.a.n.a.r = 0.40; p = 0.100
right ankle internal/external rotationn.a.n.a.r = 0.24; p = 0.329
left hip flexion/extensionn.a.n.a.r = −0.01; p = 0.963
left hip abduction/adductionn.a.n.a.r = 0.02; p = 0.944
left hip internal/external rotationn.a.n.a.r = 0.31; p = 0.200
left knee flexion/extensionn.a.n.a.r = 0.31; p = 0.193
left knee abduction/adductionn.a.n.a.r = −0.03; p = 0.901
left knee internal/external rotationn.a.n.a.r = 0.34; p = 0.160
left ankle flexion/extensionn.a.n.a.r = −0.04; p = 0.886
left ankle internal/external rotationn.a.n.a.r = −0.11; p = 0.646
  • aDenotes significant correlations.

  • bIndicates a correlation where the movement variable was not normally distributed.