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Research Article

Weight-Bearing and Effort Distributions at the Lower Limbs during the Five-Repetition Sit-to-Stand Test in Hemiparetic and Healthy Individuals

Table 1

Characteristics of the subjects.

CharacteristicsHemiparetics Mean ± SD (range)Controls mean ± SD (range) 𝑃 < 0 . 0 5

Age, years 5 8 . 8 ± 1 1 . 9 (35–83) 6 5 . 8 ± 3 . 7 (59–71)0.06
Height, m 1 . 7 ± 0 . 1 (1.5–1.9) 1 . 7 ± 0 . 1 (1.7–1.9)0.57
Weight, kg 8 0 . 2 ± 2 4 . 0 (43.0–160.0) 7 9 . 8 ± 1 6 . 7 (52.0–104.0)0.96
Body mass index, kg/m2 2 7 . 3 ± 7 . 8 (18.1–53.8) 2 7 . 8 ± 4 . 5 (21.4–35.2)0.86
Male/female14/47/5
Knee extensor muscle strength, Nm (nonparetic side or right side) 1 7 0 . 3 ± 5 8 . 8 (92.5–286.1) 1 5 1 . 9 ± 3 3 . 8 (88.8–206.9)0.34
Knee extensor muscle strength, Nm (paretic side or left side) 1 1 9 . 4 ± 5 2 . 9 (33.3–247.4) 1 6 4 . 7 ± 4 6 . 4 (92.7–234.1)0.02

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