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Table 3 Effects of tDCS combined with FCE on static balance

From: Effects of intervention combining transcranial direct current stimulation and foot core exercise on sensorimotor function in foot and static balance

Variables tDCS + FCE group Control group p value
Conditions Sway velocity (mm/s) Pre Post Pre Post Interaction effect Main effect for time Main effect for group
TL_EO ML 8.37 ± 1.25 8.54 ± 0.85 8.92 ± 2.11 8.73 ± 1.28 0.764 0.515 0.620
AP 9.57 ± 1.61 9.83 ± 1.26 10.22 ± 2.05 10.12 ± 1.32 0.595 0.680 0.359
TL_EC ML 8.69 ± 1.50 9.00 ± 1.12 8.98 ± 1.88 8.89 ± 1.00 0.437 0.681 0.843
AP 10.63 ± 1.94 10.73 ± 1.51 10.76 ± 2.02 10.52 ± 0.99 0.590 0.827 0.939
OL_EO ML 19.91 ± 3.47 21.06 ± 5.05 18.65 ± 5.90 19.26 ± 4.12 0.948 0.237 0.235
AP 31.99 ± 5.38 31.58 ± 6.37 29.62 ± 8.82 30.63 ± 6.49 0.471 0.762 0.481
OL_EC ML 42.14 ± 12.99 37.39 ± 9.00 37.06 ± 17.25 35.58 ± 9.03 0.157 0.666 0.183
AP 70.20 ± 16.83 60.73 ± 15.53 59.33 ± 22.47 56.31 ± 14.65 0.254 0.032 0.199
  1. FCE foot core exercise, TL_EO two-leg standing with eyes open, TL_EC two-leg standing with eyes closed, OL_EO one-leg standing with eyes open, OL_EC one-leg standing with eyes closed, ML medial–lateral, AP anteroposterior, CoG the center of gravity