The Journal of Korean Physical Therapy Indexed in /covered by CAS, KoreaScience & DOI/Crossref:eISSN 2287-156X   pISSN 1229-0475

The Journal of Korean Physical Therapy Indexed in /covered by CAS, KoreaScience & DOI/Crossref:eISSN 2287-156X pISSN 1229-0475

Table. 5.

Table. 5.

Comparison of mechanical properties (Muscle tone, elasticity and stiffness in low extremity)

Muscles MusclesPre-testPost-testp
Quadriceps femorisTone (Hz)12.96±1.0614.70±1.030.01*
Elasticity (D Log)1.04±0.251.27±0.120.01*
Stiffness (N/m)201.55±37.35251.73±23.900.01*
HamstringTone (Hz)14.17±0.6514.60±1.410.42
Elasticity (D Log)1.10±0.101.17±0.120.13
Stiffness (N/m)225.82±27.033231.82±33.560.60
GastrocnemiusTone (Hz)14.99±0.8724.32±1.060.01*
Elasticity (D Log)1.51±0.181.12±0.220.01*
Stiffness (N/m)237.09±20.87508.00±53.910.01*
Tibialis anteriorTone (Hz)22.28±2.3715.74±1.510.01*
Elasticity (D Log)1.15±0.261.52±0.250.01*
Stiffness (N/m)427.27±52.33258.73±36.420.01*

Values are presented as mean±standard deviation,

Significant difference between pre- and post-test (p<0.05), D Log: logarithmic.

J Kor Phys Ther 2019;31:176-83 https://doi.org/10.18857/jkpt.2019.31.4.176
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