Table 2: Mean values (±SD) of passive movement resistance for least and most affected hand in PD and control group during passive and dynamic conditions.

PD
Least affected handMost affected hand
Controls
PassiveDynamicPassiveDynamic
ControlPD valueControlPD valueControlPD valueControlPD value

Total (N)0.310.010.010.004
NC (N)0.470.020.020.01
VC (N)0.610.150.700.47
EC (N)0.400.660.220.17

N: Newton, NC: neural component, VC: viscous component, and EC: elastic component.