Balance ability, not muscle strength and exercise endurance, determines the performance of hemiparetic subjects on the timed-sit-to-stand test.

@article{Ng2010BalanceAN,
  title={Balance ability, not muscle strength and exercise endurance, determines the performance of hemiparetic subjects on the timed-sit-to-stand test.},
  author={Shamay S M Ng},
  journal={American journal of physical medicine & rehabilitation},
  year={2010},
  volume={89 6},
  pages={497-504}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine the contribution of balance ability, muscle strength, and exercise endurance to performance in the timed-sit-to-stand test among chronic hemiparetic subjects. DESIGN A cross-sectional study with 68 community-dwelling stroke survivors. RESULTS By using Pearson correlation coefficient, the five-times-sit-to-stand (FTSTS) test scores showed the highest negative correlation with Berg Balance Scale scores (r = -0.837, P < 0.001), and it showed significant moderate… CONTINUE READING

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