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Table 4 Changes in kinematics in functional tasks

From: Pilot testing of the spring operated wearable enhancer for arm rehabilitation (SpringWear)

  w/o assistance Increase with assistance
Mean (stdev) Mean (stdev) p value
Shoulder flexion max. (deg) 69.1 (17.2) 26.0(15.7) < 0.001
Elbow extension max. (deg) 146.4 (19.7) 17.5(14.8) 0.002
Forearm PS max. (deg) 107.9 (44.9) 43.5(29.1) < 0.001
Forward reach workspace (cm) 43.8 (5.4) 8.2(7.4) 0.002
Shoulder FE ROM (deg) 40.2 (19.5) 3.5(13.6) 0.377
Elbow FE ROM (deg) 46.4 (16.8) 0.7(12.9) 0.858
Forearm PS ROM (deg) 43.8 (25.3) 3.9(24.2) 0.572
  1. Bolded numbers are p value less than the significance level 0.05