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Sit-to-stand in Spinal Cord Injury Patient

2016-09-27 22:53:21 | BioPortfolio

Summary

1. Were there differences in functional ability between ambulatory individuals with SCI who passed and failed the independent sit-to-stand (iSTS) task?

2. Did the ability of iSTS relate to ability of walking as determined using a type of AAD used?

3. What were factors associated with the ability of iSTS?

Description

- To evaluate the proportion and compare functional abilities between subjects who passed and failed the independent sit-to-stand (iSTS) task.

- To assess the relationship between ability of iSTS and types of AAD used.

- To investigate factors associated with the ability of iSTS.

Study Design

Observational Model: Case-Crossover, Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional

Conditions

Injuries, Spinal Cord

Status

Completed

Source

Khon Kaen University

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-09-27T22:53:21-0400

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