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Table 2 Isometric and isokinetic knee extension torque (Nm) pre and post training

From: Chronic stroke patients show early and robust improvements in muscle and functional performance in response to eccentric-overload flywheel resistance training: a pilot study

  Affected leg Non-affected leg
  Pre Post Δ% Pre Post Δ%
Isometric torqueb 135 ± 34 138 ± 39 2 195 ± 41# 187 ± 35# -4
CON torque at 30°/sb, c 113 ± 29 120 ± 32 6 147 ± 33# 144 ± 37# -2
CON torque at 60°/sb, c 99 ± 28 102 ± 32 3 123 ± 42# 131 ± 40# 6
CON torque at 90°/sb, c 86 ± 26 88 ± 34 2 111 ± 46# 115 ± 50# 4
ECC torque at 30°/sb 144 ± 40 149 ± 40 3 171 ± 36# 172 ± 35# 1
ECC torque at 60°/sa b 143 ± 41 154 ± 45* 8 178 ± 40# 175 ± 37# -2
ECC torque at 90°/sa b 141 ± 36 151 ± 39* 7 173 ± 36# 174 ± 36# 1
  1. CON; concentric, ECC; eccentric. Significant main effects (P <0.05); ainteraction leg x time; bmain effect of leg; cmain effect of speed; Significant simple effects (P <0.05); *vs. pre value within a leg; #vs. affected leg for a time point.