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Table 5 Spearman’s rank correlation coefficients between clinical scales

From: Clinical usefulness and validity of robotic measures of reaching movement in hemiparetic stroke patients

  FMA-UE(A) SIAS-KM MAS elbow WMFT
-FAS (prox)
WMFT-time (1, 2, 5, 6) c
FMA-UE(A) 1.00     
SIAS-KM 0.57a 1.00    
MAS elbow −0.53a −0.33b 1.00   
WMFT-FAS (prox) 0.72a 0.66a −0.45a 1.00  
WMFT-time (1, 2, 5, 6) c −0.48a −0.56a 0.29b −0.58a 1.00
  1. a p < 0.01, b p < 0.05. cThe data of participants who required any assistance in performing tasks 1, 2, 5, or 6 were excluded (n = 2)
  2. FMA-UE(A), Part A of the Fugl-Meyer Assessment Upper Extremity; SIAS-KM, Knee-Mouth test of Stroke Impairment Assessment Set; MAS, Modified Ashworth Scale; WMFT-FAS (prox), total score of Functional Ability Scale in tasks 1–7 of the Wolf Motor Function Test; WMFT-time (1, 2, 5, 6), total performance time in tasks 1, 2, 5, and 6 of the Wolf Motor Function Test