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Frontal and sagittal plane analyses of the stair climbing task in healthy adults aged over 40 years: what are the challenges compared to level walking?
OBJECTIVE This study compared stair climbing and level walking in healthy adults aged over 40 years. DESIGN Eleven subjects performed at their comfortable speed. BACKGROUND The number ofExpand
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Plantarflexor weakness as a limiting factor of gait speed in stroke subjects and the compensating role of hip flexors.
OBJECTIVE To determine, using the Muscular Utilization Ratio (MUR) method, whether plantarflexor weakness is among the factors preventing stroke subjects from walking at faster speeds. PotentialExpand
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Muscle strengthening and physical conditioning to reduce impairment and disability in chronic stroke survivors.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the impact of a program of muscle strengthening and physical conditioning on impairment and disability in chronic stroke subjects. DESIGN A randomized pretest and posttestExpand
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Effects of muscle strengthening and physical conditioning training on temporal, kinematic and kinetic variables during gait in chronic stroke survivors.
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the impact of a combined program of muscle strengthening and physical conditioning on gait performance in subjects with chronic stroke, using a single groupExpand
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Analysis of the clinical factors determining natural and maximal gait speeds in adults with a stroke.
The objective of this study was to identify the most important clinical variables determining gait speed in persons with stroke. Sixteen chronic stroke subjects (mean age, 47.9 (+/-15.6) yr; meanExpand
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In-Home Telerehabilitation Compared with Face-to-Face Rehabilitation After Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Noninferiority Randomized Controlled Trial.
BACKGROUND The availability of less resource-intensive alternatives to home visits for rehabilitation following orthopaedic surgeries is important, given the increasing need for home care servicesExpand
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The effect of foot position and chair height on the asymmetry of vertical forces during sit-to-stand and stand-to-sit tasks in individuals with hemiparesis.
BACKGROUND The asymmetrical motor pattern of persons with hemiparesis influences the performance of activities that require interactions between the two sides of the body. METHODS Twelve subjectsExpand
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Gait study of patients with patellofemoral pain syndrome
Patellofemoral pain syndrome is a frequent knee impairment in young adults. This study investigated the kinematic and kinetic gait patterns of individuals suffering from patellofemoral pain syndromeExpand
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Quantification of reaction forces during sitting pivot transfers performed by individuals with spinal cord injury.
OBJECTIVES To quantify the reaction forces exerted under the hands, feet and buttocks when individuals with spinal cord injury performed sitting pivot transfers. DESIGN Twelve men with paraplegiaExpand
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Droperidol Lengthens Cardiac Repolarization due to Block of the Rapid Component of the Delayed Rectifier Potassium Current
Droperidol Blocks Cardiac IKr. Introduction: Torsades de pointes have been observed during treatment with droperidol, a butyrophenone neuroleptic agent. Our objectives were (1) to characterize theExpand
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