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Table 1 The inclusion criteria of the research population

From: Scoliosis: lower limb asymmetries during the gait cycle

Study group Control group
Diagnosis of Idiopathic Scoliosis No diagnosis of scoliosis
No surgical correction of the spinal deformity Male or female
  Age: 10–30 years
Male or female Scoliometric reading of less than 2
Age: 10–30 years  
Scoliometric reading of at least 5° Symmetrical leg length
Leg length discrepancy (LLD) less than 2 cm No relevant orthopaedic condition
No relevant orthopaedic condition No concomitant diseases present which could influence the gait pattern
No concomitant diseases present which could influence the gait pattern Voluntary participation
Voluntary participation