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.

Changes in gait before and after training

Variable Experiment Group 1 (n= 7) Experiment Group 2 (n= 7) Control Group (n= 7) χ2 p
Cadence (step/min)
Pre 96.42± 15.97 93.61± 19.68 97.02± 32.44 0.067 0.967
Post 113.73± 8.89 97.74± 19.76 99.38± 31.49
Post-Pre 17.31± 10.70 4.37± 2.43 2.36± 2.41 9.944 0.007*
z -2.366 -2.197 -2.366
p 0.018* 0.028* 0.018*
Gait speed (m/s)
Pre 0.50± 0.15 0.63± 0.21 0.75± 0.35 2.203 0.332
Post 0.62± 0.23 0.66± 0.20 0.76± 0.35
Post-Pre 0.12± 0.09 0.03± 0.06 0.00± 0.04 8.850 0.012*
z -2.375 -1.355 -0.511
p 0.018* 0.176 0.61
NA Step Length (cm)
Pre 30.91± 11.75 37.37± 7.97 44.01± 12.25 5.662 0.059
Post 34.01± 10.78 38.91± 6.58 43.15± 13.12
Post-Pre 3.19± 1.77 1.54± 2.82 -0.86± 5.83 3.681 0.159
z -2.366 -1.521 -0.169
p 0.018* 0.128 0.866

Mean±SD.

NA: non affected side, 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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