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The Balance Scale: reliability assessment with elderly residents and patients with an acute stroke
The objective of this study was to assess the reliability of the Balance Scale. Subjects were chosen from a larger group of 113 elderly residents and 70 stroke patients participating in a psychometric study. Elderly residents were examined at baseline, and at 3, 6 and 9 months, and the stroke patients were evaluated at 2, 4, 6 and 12 weeks post onset. The Cronbach's alphas at each evaluation were ...
Pages: 27-36
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Metabolic response and muscle glycogen depletion pattern during prolonged electrically induced dynamic exercise in man
Kim CK, Bangsbo J, Strange S, Karpakka J, Saltin B
Muscle glycogen depletion pattern and metabolic responses during voluntary (VOL) and functional electrical stimulated (FES) dynamic knee-extensor exercise with one leg were evaluated. Seven healthy men exercised for 60 minutes at 30 W with an pulmonary oxygen uptake of 0.8 and 1.01 min-1, and respiratory exchange ratios of 0.90 and 0.95 in VOL and FES, respectively. Heart rate reached a level arou ...
Pages: 51-58
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