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Table 1 Characteristics of study participants

From: Energy expenditure in chronic stroke patients playing Wii Sports: a pilot study

  Tennis
(n = 7)
Boxing
(n = 8)
Men/women (n) 3/4 5/3
Age (yrs) 48 (33-68) 56 (33-74)
Mass (kg) 84.5 ± 19.7 81.9 ± 10.3
Handedness, right 7 8
Sum of skinfolds (mm) 91.9 ± 27.2 83.7 ± 15.9
% Body fat 35.6 ± 7.0 34.6 ± 5.8
Fat-free Mass (kg) 53.9 ± 10.6 53.5 ± 7.7
Height (cm) 171.9 ± 7.2 172.6 ± 7.5
Body mass index (kg/m2) 28.4 ± 5.4 27.5 ± 2.7
Time post-stroke (months) 34.3 (9-119) 18.6 (9-30)
Stroke severity: PACS/POCS 4/3 6/2
Affected side, right 4 6
   MRC 4.1 (1-5) 4.3 (1-5)
   MAS 0.4 (0-2) 0.5 (0-2)
Balance (BBS) 54.7 (52-56) 54.9 (52-56)
mRS 1.7 (1-3) 2.1 (1-3)
  1. Values are mean ± standard deviations or mean (range). PACI = partial anterior circulation syndrome, POCI = posterior circulation syndrome; MRC = Medical Research Council; MAS = Modified Ashworth scale; BBS = Berg Balance Scale; mRS = modified Rankin Scale.