Effect of arm position and foot placement on the five times sit-to-stand test completion times of female adults older than 50 years of age

@inproceedings{Ng2015EffectOA,
  title={Effect of arm position and foot placement on the five times sit-to-stand test
completion times of female adults older than 50 years of age},
  author={Shamay S M Ng and Patrick W. H. Kwong and Michael S.P. Chau and Isaac C.Y. Luk and Sam S. Wan and Shirley S. M. Fong},
  booktitle={Journal of physical therapy science},
  year={2015}
}
The five times-sit-to stand test (FTSTS) is a clinical test which is commonly used to assessed the functional muscle strength of the lower limbs of older adults. The aim of this study was to examine the effect of different arm positions and foot placements on the FTSTS completion times of older female adults. [Subjects and Methods] Twenty-nine healthy female subjects, aged 63.1±5.3 years participated in this cross-sectional study. The times required to complete the FTSTS with 3 different arm… CONTINUE READING

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