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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 173148, 7 pages
Differences in Muscle Activation Patterns during Sit to Stand Task among Subjects with and without Intellectual Disability
1School of Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Health, Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Victoria Park Road, Kelvin Grove, QLD 4059, Australia
2Department of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Malaga, 29071 Málaga, Spain
Received 24 May 2013; Revised 2 September 2013; Accepted 3 September 2013
Academic Editor: Stephen E. Alway
Copyright © 2013 Antonio I. Cuesta-Vargas and Manuel González-Sánchez. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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