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. 4.

Table. 4.

Changes in balance before and after training

Variable Experiment Group 1 (n= 7) Experiment Group 2 (n= 7) Control Group (n= 7) χ2 p
BBS (Score)
Pre 35.14± 8.51 32.43± 7.59 39.14± 10.20 1.838 0.399
Post 39.43± 7.98 34.86± 8.03 40.14± 9.70
Post-Pre 4.29± 1.11 2.42± 1.40 1.00± 0.82 12.221 0.002*
z -2.379 -2.392 -2.07
p 0.017* 0.017* 0.038*

Mean±SD.

BBS: Berg balance scale, Experiment Group 1: performed various lower extremity exercise using a swiss ball, Experiment Group 2: performed same exercise without swiss ball, Control Group: general physical therapy.

*p<0.05.

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