Sitting balance and effects of kayak training in paraplegics.

  title={Sitting balance and effects of kayak training in paraplegics.},
  author={Anatoli Grigorenko and Anna Bjerkefors and Hans G Rosdahl and Claes Hultling and Marie Alm and Alf Thorstensson},
  journal={Journal of rehabilitation medicine},
  volume={36 3},
OBJECTIVES The objectives of this study were to evaluate biomechanical variables related to balance control in sitting, and the effects of kayak training, in individuals with spinal cord injury. SUBJECTS Twelve individuals with spinal cord injury were investigated before and after an 8-week training period in open sea kayaking, and 12 able-bodied subjects, who did not train, served as controls. METHODS Standard deviation and mean velocity of centre of pressure displacement, and median… CONTINUE READING
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