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Table 1 Characteristics of subjects

From: Maximum walking speeds obtained using treadmill and overground robot system in persons with post-stroke hemiplegia

Subject Gender (M/F) Age (years) Paretic Side (L/R) Months post-stroke FM BBS Average SCWS (m/s) Criteria for Analysis Exclusion
A M 55 R 83 25 5 0.86 -
B M 81 L 58 - - 0.24 Used treadmill harness for body weight support
C M 55 L 267 19 45 0.58 -
D* M 86 L 60 20 38 0.42 Unable to walk without cane during overground and treadmill walking
E F 57 R 292 20 52 1.07 -
F F 56 L 154 18 53 0.53 Leaned backward in the robotic device
G F 39 L 48 15 50 0.75 -
H F 62 R 59 21 53 0.67 -
I F 34 L 37 22 50 0.83 -
J F 44 R 36 20 - 0.65 Refused to be tested at increased speeds on both devices
K M 69 L 213 19 47 0.83 Refused to be tested at increased speeds while in the treadmill
L M 51 L 30 17 45 0.86 -
M M 55 L 84 12 44 0.80 Unable to keep feet within the treadmill belt width
N F 70 R 254 24 53 0.58 Refused to be tested at increased speeds on both devices
O F 61 L 219 18 - 0.66 -
P F 68 L 157 20 53 0.78 Refused to be tested at increased speeds while in the robotic device
Q M 65 R 126 23 55 0.89 -
R M 46 R 108 19 46 0.56 Unable to keep feet within the treadmill belt
Mean 9M/9F 59 11L/7R 127 20 46 0.70 -
SD   14   88 3 12 0.20 -
  1. SD, standard deviation; FM, Lower Extremity Fugl Meyer scores; BBS, Berg Balance Test scores; CWS, Self-selected Comfortable Walking Speed; *, subject D was excluded from all data analyses due to an inability to walk without cane during 5-MWT overground.