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Table 3 Peak values for the different outcome measures recorded during the STS maneuver

From: Improving stand-to-sit maneuver for individuals with spinal cord injury

  Time to Complete Maneuver [sec] Knee Angular Velocity [deg/s] Upper Limb Support Force [% BW] Impact Force [% BW]
  Subject A Subject B Subject A Subject B Subject A Subject B Subject A Subject B
Stimulation Only 1.35 ± 0.31 1.16 ± 0.33 279.2 ± 26.7 154.5 ± 39.7 24.0 ± 6.2 26.8 ± 2.8 169.6 ± 27.2 164.7 ± 38.9
Coupling 0.86 ± 0.05* 1.58 ± 0.21 142.3 ± 6.3* 101.0 ± 8.2* 7.4 ± 2.8* 6.0 ± 2.2* 105.8 ± 4.2* 93.9 ± 5.2*
Damping 1.60 ± 0.18** 1.94 ± 0.22* 61.9 ± 8.6** 50.8 ± 6.0** 8.7 ± 5.4* 5.3 ± 1.9* 91.1 ± 10.7* 82.8 ± 13.1*
  1. Abbreviations: % BW percent body weight
  2. *p < 0.05 (mechanism condition versus stimulation only)
  3. **p < 0.05 (coupling versus damping)