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Table 3 Upper Body Exercise - Levels of Assistance required

From: Results of the first interim analysis of the RAPPER II trial in patients with spinal cord injury: ambulation and functional exercise programs in the REX powered walking aid

  Exercise 1
(Bilateral shoulder abduction)
Exercise 2
(Lateral Trunk Extension)
Supervised 1 Assistant 2 Assistants Unable to Complete Supervised 1 mAssistant 2 Assistants Unable to Complete
Total (n = 20) 13 5 1 1 12 5 2 1
Injury level Tetraplegia (n = 5) 2 2 1 0 0 3 2 0
Paraplegia (n = 15) 11 3 0 1 12 2 0 1
Injury extent Complete (n = 11) 8 2 0 1 9 1 0 1
Incomplete (n = 9) 5 3 1 0 3 4 2 0