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. 2.

Table. 2.

Comparison of muscle tone and stiffness according to each group

IASTM group (n= 13) NDYT group (n= 13) t p


pre post pre post
TA Tone (Hz) 19.63± 3.54 18.24± 3.72 19.61± 2.06 18.76± 2.96 0.054 0.585
Stiffness (N) 356.23± 64.01 338.53± 59.62 310.61± 50.35 309.61± 55.59 1.563 0.131
GM Tone (Hz) 14.02± 2.76 14.22± 1.86 16.82± 3.38 15.12± 2.43 -2.266 0.033*
Stiffness (N) 272.30± 38.91 270.53± 28.81 281.92± 44.64 267.23± 32.79 -1.560 0.132
ST Tone (Hz) 15.66± 2.57 13.93± 1.21 15.72± 2.16 15.90± 2.50 2.856 0.009*
Stiffness (N) 295.07± 45.38 263.69± 29.67 272.38± 20.88 277.53± 31.89 3.992 0.001*

mean±standard deviation(SD).

IASTM: Instrumental Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization, NDYT: Neural dynamic Technique, TA: tibialis anterior, GM: gastrocnemius medial region, ST: semitendinosus. *p<0.05.

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