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Research Article

Changes in Lower Limb Muscle Activation and Degree of Weight Support according to Types of Cane-Supported Gait in Hemiparetic Stroke Patients

Table 3

Changes in paretic-side lower limb muscle activation in the stance phase according to the types of cane and cane-supported gait ().

Parameters (%RVC)Two-point gait with
WSFC
Three-point gait with
WSFC
() values

RFMono cane-supported gait-1.956 (.043)
Quadripod cane-supported gait-1.156 (.248)
( values)-0.321 (.534)-0.178 (.859)

BFMono cane-supported gait-1.886 (.044)
Quadripod cane-supported gait-1.600 (.110)
( values)-1.172 (.241)-0.561 (.575)

TAMono cane-supported gait-2.667 (.008)
Quadripod cane-supported gait-2.667 (.008)
( values)-0.356 (.722)-0.800 (.424)

GCM-MMono cane-supported gait-2.223 (.026)
Quadripod cane-supported gait-2.578 (.010)
( values)-0.445 (.657)-1.067 (.286)

GMMono cane-supported gait-2.134 (.033)
Quadripod cane-supported gait-2.223 (.026)
( values)-1.867 (.062)-1.067 (.286)

Values are expressed as . RVC: reference voluntary contraction; WSFC: weight-support feedback cane; RF: rectus femoris; BF: biceps femoris; TA: tibialis anterior; GCM-M: gastrocnemius (medial part); GM: gluteus medius. .

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