differential threshold


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dif·fer·en·tial thresh·old

the lowest limit at which two stimuli can be differentiated.

differential threshold

The lowest limit at which two stimuli can be differentiated from each other.
See also: threshold
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Comparison of Single Leg Hop Test and Crossed Over Hop Test and Weight Discrimination Ability (Differential Threshold) Pre and Post Cooling on the Dominant Leg (n = 30) (a) Variables Pre Cooling (b) Post Cooling (b) Single leg hop test, cm 166.66 [+ or -] 10.16 167.26 [+ or -] 11.77 Cross over hop test, cm 174.14 [+ or -] 8.59 174.45 [+ or -] 9.28 Weight discrimination 1.6251 [+ or -] 1.18 1.8485 [+ or -] 1.912 ability (c), Kg Variables T Value P Value Effect Size Power Single leg hop test, cm -0.29 0.8 0.05 0.77 Cross over hop test, cm -0.20 0.8 0.03 0.83 Weight discrimination -1.012 0.3 0.18 0.51 ability (c), Kg (a) Analysis of data was done by paired t test.
The differential thresholds, individual's ability to identify the minimum amount of increment in weight, of all the subjects were calculated using the formula:

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