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Table 5 Comparison of outward vs. inward movement performance

From: Positive effects of robotic exoskeleton training of upper limb reaching movements after stroke

Performance Index Contralateral movement Central movement Ipsilateral movement
Admission Discharge p Admission Discharge p Admission Discharge p
PI1 a Outward time (s) 1.30 ±0.57 1.10 ±0.60 0.172 1.26 ±0.69 0.93 ±0.35 0.015* 1.38 ±0.71 0.99 ±0.54 0.008**
PI1 b Inward time (s) 1.40 ±1.15 1.13 ±0.52 0.124 1.33 ±0.72 1.22 ±0.57 0.483 2.07 ±1.84 1.09 ±0.27 0.014*
PI2 a Outward smoothness 1.22 ±1.31 0.81 ±1.64 0.170 1.19 ±1.36 0.59 ±0.69 0.030* 1.44 ±1.40 0.56 ±1.01 0.003**
PI2 b Inward smoothness 1.33 ±1.80 0.67 ±0.78 0.034* 1.48 ±1.70 1.22 ±1.31 0.483 2.70 ±3.94 0.85 ±0.91 0.030*