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Table 1 Parameters of the locomotor profiles

From: High-content behavioral profiling reveals neuronal genetic network modulating Drosophila larval locomotor program

Parameter Unit Definition of Parameter
Time Striding % Percentage of time when the larva is striding (continuous peristaltic movement).
Stride Count counts/min Total number of strides.
Stride Duration sec Time duration of one stride.
Stride Distance mm Distance traveled by the center point of the animal during one stride.
Speed Striding mm/s Speed of the center point of the body when the animal is striding.
Contraction Rate mm/s The rate of body length change during the contraction phase of a stride.
Extension Rate mm/s The rate of body length change during the extension phase of a stride.
Distance mm/min Total distance traveled by the center point.
Run Count counts/min Total number of runs. A run is defined as a period when the animal is striding continuously.
Time Inside % Percentage of time the animal is inside the plastic ring that was placed on the outer rim of the agar plate to prevent the animal from crawling to the edge.