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Table 3 Mean segmental longitudinal peak systolic strain values in %

From: Increased longitudinal contractility and diastolic function at rest in well-trained amateur Marathon runners: a speckle tracking echocardiography study

  All levels Apical Mid Basal
All walls -23.0 ± 2.2 -25.6 ± 4.9 -22.6 ± 3.5 -20.9 ± 4.1
Anterior -22.8 ± 4.4 -24.6 ± 4.8 -22.6 ± 3.9 -21.5 ± 4.0
Anteroseptal -22.6 ± 5.0 -25.7 ± 5.5 -23.0 ± 3.0 -19.2 ± 4.1
Inferior -23.8 ± 4.5 -25.2 ± 5.1 -23.5 ± 4.1 -23.0 ± 4.0
Lateral -23.4 ± 4.3 -26.5 ± 4.5 -22.6 ± 3.1 -21.2 ± 3.2
Posterior -23.2 ± 4.3 -24.6 ± 4.9 -22.6 ± 3.3 -22.5 ± 4.3
Septal -22.1 ± 5.0 -27.1 ± 4.1 -21.2 ± 3.0 -18.1 ± 2.8