Japanese Journal of Health Promotion and Physical Therapy
Online ISSN : 2187-3305
Print ISSN : 2186-3741
ISSN-L : 2186-3741
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Factors affecting the wheelchair velocity in stroke patients
HIROSHI OTAOSHIN MURATAMIZUKI HACHIYATAKEYA ONOHITOMI NAKAOAKIHIRO MIZOKAMITERUHIKO KAWAKAMI
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2013 Volume 2 Issue 4 Pages 149-153

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[Purpose] This study examined factors affecting the wheelchair velocity in stroke patients. [Subjects] Subjects were 58 stroke patients. [Methods] Measurement items included the wheelchair velocity, Br stage, grip strength, abdominal, lower-limb, and toe muscles, lower limb loading force in a sitting position, sitting and standing balance,hemispatial neglect, and plantar perception. To extract factors affecting the wheelchair velocity, a stepwise multiple regression analysis was performed. [Results] The abdominal muscle and standing balance were selected as factors affecting the wheelchair velocity.

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