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Table 3 Balance, gait, functional performance and perceived participation 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

  Pre Post
Berg Balance Scale (a.u.) 48.5 ± 8.7 51.7 ± 6.4*
Timed Up-and-Go (s) 16.9 ± 9.1 14.1 ± 7.3*
6-minute Walk Test (m) 292.9 ± 144.5 295.3 ± 146.8
30-second Chair-Stand (reps) 8.5 ± 3.5 9.9 ± 4.6*
Modified Ashworth Scale (a.u.) 0.77 ± 0.54 0.88 ± 0.55
Stroke Impact Scale (a.u.) 62.2 ± 14.5 66.0 ± 12.8§
  1. a.u.: arbitrary units, s: seconds, m: meter, reps: repetitions. Significant differences: *vs. Pre (P <0.05); §at the limit of statistical significance vs. Pre (P = 0.058).