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Table 2 Characteristics of therapeutic balance assistance during measurement trials

From: Manual physical balance assistance of therapists during gait training of stroke survivors: characteristics and predicting the timing

Patient ID (#) Total events of balance assistance (#) Travelled distance (m) Travelled distance / event (m) Mean peak force /event (ML-axis) (N) (% body weight) Mean peak force / event (SI-axis) (N) (% body weight) Mean peak force / event (AP-axis) (N) (% body weight) Mean Duration (s) Mean Impulse (Ns) Location of event / number of sensors hit (#)
          Both sensors One Sensor Other
1 6 28 5 12.3 (1.5) 2.2 (0.27) 1.2 (0.15) 0.72 2.5 4 1 1
2 3 42 14 13.6 (1.5) 1.9 (0.21) 1.3 (0.14) 0.99 6.3 1 1 1
3 3 28 9 28.9 (3.8) 5.1 (0.67) 2.2 (0.29) 0.95 13.9 0 1 2
4 1 21 21 (−) (−) (−) 0 0 1
5 1 63 63 (−) (−) (−) 0 0 1
6 7 42 6 18.1 (2.1) 1.4 (0.16) 2.2 (0.26) 1.7 12.5 7 0 0
7 3 15 5 6.5 (0.82) 1.8 (0.23) 4 (0.51) 1.2 4.2 1 2 0
8 3 100 33 25.5 (2.6) 1.1 (0.11) 2.4 (0.24) 1.9 13.1 0 3 0
Median (IQR) 3 (1.3) 35 (21) 11.5 (18.3) 15.9 (11) (1.8) (0.98) 1.9 (0.7) (0.22) (0.08) 2.2 (0.8) (0.25) (0.11) 1.1 (0.6) 9.4 (8.2)
  1. ML = medio-lateral, SI = superior-interior, AP = anterior-posterior. Missing data is indicated by an ‘-‘: therapists did not provide assistance at the location of the force sensors in these cases. Characteristics of these events could therefore not be calculated