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Effects of A Combined Functional Electrical Stimulation with Action Observation Training for Balance and Gait Performance in Stroke Patients
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Effects of A Combined Functional Electrical Stimulation with Action Observation Training for Balance and Gait Performance in Stroke Patients
Kang, Kwon-Young; Kim, Tae-Yoon;
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 Abstract
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study is to evaluate the functional effects of action observation plus functional electrical stimulation (FES) treatment on the weight distribution indexes (heel and toe; right and left), stability indexes, gait velocities, and stride lengths of stroke patients. METHODS: The subjects, who were all more than six months post stroke, were randomly divided into two groups of ten each: an experimental group and a control group. TETRAX (Tetrax Interactive Balance System) and GAITRite (GAITRite computerized gait analysis system) were measured at baseline, six weeks after treatment. Participants in both the groups received functional electrical stimulation treatment, but the experimental group was provided with additional action observation. Independent t-tests were used to compare the differences between the groups, and repeated measured two-way ANOVA was used to compare the interaction between the groups. RESULTS: The result of the interactions between the groups and the periods showed significant increases in the weight distribution indexes (heel and toe; right and left), stability indexes, gait velocities and stride lengths (p<0.05). However, a comparison between the groups showed no significance in the weight distribution indexes (heel and toe), stability indexes, and stride lengths (p>0.05). CONCLUSION: Action observation plus functional electrical stimulation treatment should be considered as a therapeutic method for physical therapy for stroke patients to improve the weight distribution indexes, stability indexes, gait velocities, and stride lengths.
 Keywords
Action observation;Balance;Gait;Stroke;
 Language
Korean
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무작위 속도 변화에 의한 트레드밀 보행훈련이 뇌졸중 환자의 폐기능에 미치는 영향,박성훈;차용준;최윤희;

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