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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29950787/the-effect-of-trunk-stabilization-circuit-exercise-using-a-rubber-mat-on-the-thickness-and-white-area-index-of-transverse-abdominis-in-healthy-young-adults
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KyoChul Seo, KwangYong Park
[Purpose] The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of trunk stabilization circuit exercise using a rubber mat on the thickness and white area index of the transverse abdominis in college students in their 20's. [Subjects and Methods] The subjects were randomly assigned to the experimental group and the control group. Those exercises were provided to twenty eight healthy adults in their 20s for four weeks and the thickness of transverse abdominis was measured before study and after 4 weeks. [Results] There were significant differences in interaction between two groups...
June 2018: Journal of Physical Therapy Science
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29950786/the-relationship-between-isokinetic-strength-and-functional-performance-tests-in-patients-with-knee-osteoarthritis
#2
Panagiotis Gkrilias, Elias Tsepis, Zinon Kokkalis, Elias Panagiotopoulos, Panagiotis Megas
[Purpose] The main purpose of the study was to examine the relationship of a battery of frequently used functional assessment tests with quadriceps and hamstrings isokinetic strength in Knee-osteoarthritis (OA) patients. Secondarily, the predictability of isokinetic strength on these performance variables was also assessed. [Subjects and Methods] Seventeen males and 23 females with Knee-OA, were assessed via a) the common functional tests: 6-minute walk test, Timed up-and-go test, 30-second chair test and 12-stair test and b) isokinetic concentric extension-flexion at 120°/s and 180°/s...
June 2018: Journal of Physical Therapy Science
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29950785/the-awareness-of-healthcare-staff-towards-post-stroke-cognitive-impairment-a-cross-sectional-study
#3
Obaid Almalki, Mansour Abdullah Alshehri, Ahmed Mohamed El-Sodany, Amir Abdel-Raouf El-Fiky
[Purpose] This study aimed to determine the awareness amongst healthcare staff of post-stroke cognitive impairment in a university teaching hospital and supporting stroke rehabilitation unit. [Subjects and Methods] A cross sectional study was employed to collect data from 20 healthcare staff about post-stroke cognitive impairment. This study was conducted in Ireland at two sites, the Acute Stroke unit in Cork University Hospital, and the Stroke Rehabilitation unit and Assessment and Treatment Centre in St. Finbarr's Hospital...
June 2018: Journal of Physical Therapy Science
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29950784/effects-of-task-velocity-and-center-of-mass-acceleration-during-y-balance-test-in-elderly-females-with-good-and-poor-visual-acuity
#4
Sun-Shil Shin, Won-Gyu Yoo, Duk-Hyun An
[Purpose] To explore the effects of good binocular visual acuity (BVA) compared to poor BVA, reach distance, task velocity, and center of mass (COM) acceleration were evaluated in elderly females performing the Y-Balance Test (YBT) using a cross-sectional design. [Subjects and Methods] A total of 13 participants had BVA of ≥0.4 log of the minimum angle of resolution (logMAR) (poor BVA group), and the other 13 had BVA of ≤0.3 logMAR (good BVA group). An accelerometer was attached over participants' L3 spinous process, and they then performed the YBT...
June 2018: Journal of Physical Therapy Science
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29950783/a-randomized-double-blind-study-to-assess-if-vitamin-d-treatment-affects-the-outcomes-of-rehabilitation-and-balance-in-hemiplegic-patients
#5
Aylin Sari, Bekir Durmus, Cigdem Arifoglu Karaman, Evrim Ogut, Ilknur Aktas
[Purpose] To investigate the effect of vitamin D supplementation on rehabilitation outcomes and balance in patients having hemiplegia due to ischemic stroke. [Subjects and Methods] Vitamin D levels of 132 patients hospitalized for hemiplegia rehabilitation due to ischemic stroke were tested. Consequently, 86/132 patients had low vitamin D levels, 72 of which met the inclusion criteria and were included in the study. Patients were divided into two groups: Group A (injected with 300,000 IU vitamin D), and Group B (injected intramuscularly with saline)...
June 2018: Journal of Physical Therapy Science
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29950782/occupation-based-differences-in-shared-perceptions-of-older-resident-needs-within-multidisciplinary-care-teams-a-cross-sectional-study-of-care-workers-nurses-and-therapists-linked-to-older-residents
#6
Tomoko Ohura, Takahiro Higashi, Tatsuro Ishizaki, Takeo Nakayama
[Purpose] To examine whether the needs of older individuals are commonly understood by multidisciplinary team members at elderly care facilities. [Subjects and Methods] A questionnaire survey with care workers, nurses, and therapists linked to residents and structured interviews with residents were conducted at eight facilities in Japan. The questionnaire comprised 25 items regarding basic activities of daily living, instrumental activities of daily living (IADL), environment and lifestyle (EL), and emotion...
June 2018: Journal of Physical Therapy Science
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29950781/effects-on-muscle-activities-according-to-the-type-of-bodyblade-exercise-in-quadruped-position
#7
Jeong-Il Kang, Joon-Su Park, Dae-Keun Jeong, Hyun-Ho Choi, Young-Jun Moon, Hyun Choi
[Purpose] Most studies on bodyblade exercise have examined changes in muscle activities in the trunk and shoulders according to the hand position or direction while in a standing position. The present study compared and examined the changes in muscle activities around the shoulders and trunk according to different bodyblade lifting methods during stabilization exercise in a quadruped position. [Subjects and Methods] The present study was conducted on 20 healthy males. The following exercise four types were performed with the bodyblade held by flexing the dominant arm at 180° in a quadruped position...
June 2018: Journal of Physical Therapy Science
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29950780/gender-and-posture-are-significant-risk-factors-to-musculoskeletal-symptoms-during-touchscreen-tablet-computer-use
#8
Szu-Ping Lee, Ya-Ting Hsu, Betina Bair, Marissa Toberman, Lung-Chang Chien
[Purpose] To investigate the prevalence of neck and shoulder symptoms during the use of tablet computer, and to identify the risk factors associated with these symptoms. [Subjects and Methods] A cross-sectional survey was conducted to study tablet computer usage, posture during use, and neck and shoulder symptoms in 412 participants in a school setting. Significant risk factors for musculoskeletal symptoms during tablet computer use were identified. [Results] Overall prevalence of musculoskeletal symptoms during tablet computer use was 67...
June 2018: Journal of Physical Therapy Science
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29950779/correlation-between-isometric-shoulder-strength-and-racket-velocity-during-badminton-forehand-smash-movements-study-of-valid-clinical-assessment-methods
#9
Takenori Awatani, Ikuhiro Morikita, Tatsuya Urata, Junji Shinohara, Yasutaka Tatsumi
[Purpose] The purpose of this study was to confirm the correlation between racket velocity during the forehand smash movements with shoulder extensor strength and internal rotator strength in the neutral and abducted positions. [Subjects and Methods] Fourteen collegiate badminton players participated in the study. Measurements were performed shoulder strength, using torque calculated from the upper extremity length and the isometric force, and racket velocity during the forehand smash movements. The shoulder extensor strength and internal rotator strength were measured in the neutral and abducted positions...
June 2018: Journal of Physical Therapy Science
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29950778/case-study-of-continuous-knee-joint-traction-treatment-on-the-pain-and-quality-of-life-of-patients-with-degenerative-gonarthritis
#10
Dong-Kyu Lee, Nam-Yong Lee
[Purpose] The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of continuous knee joint traction treatment on the pain and quality of life of patients with degenerative gonarthritis. [Subjects and Methods] Continuous knee joint traction treatment was administered to 59 year-old man and 62 year-old woman diagnosed with degenerative gonarthritis for 20 minutes, once a day, five times a week for 4 weeks. Pain and quality of life were measured using the visual analogue scale (VAS) and the short form 36-item health survey (SF-36), respectively...
June 2018: Journal of Physical Therapy Science
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29950777/hypermobile-ehlers-danlos-syndrome-and-rehabilitation-taking-stock-of-evidence-based-medicine-a-systematic-review-of-the-literature
#11
REVIEW
Bruno Corrado, Gianluca Ciardi
[Purpose] The aim of the study was to conduct a systematic review about rehabilitation treatment of hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, according to Evidence Based Medicine. [Methods] A systematic search has been conducted in following database: PubMed, PEDro, Cochrane, EDS Base Index, TRIP and CINHAL; no time restrictions were adopted. PICO method was employed to formulate the clinical query. Hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos syndrome and physiotherapy were the main keywords of the research. [Results] 1,869 articles emerged from the primary search...
June 2018: Journal of Physical Therapy Science
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29950776/effect-of-a-cervical-support-pillow-on-sternocleidomastoid-activity-and-satisfaction-in-asymptomatic-participants
#12
Min-Hyeok Choi, Jin-Hwa Jung, Jong-Hoon Moon, Jin-Won Yoo, Suk-Chan Hahm, Hwi-Young Cho
[Purpose] The aim of this study was to examine the changes in sternocleidomastoid muscle (SCM) activity when using a cervical support pillow (CSP) and to determine the pillow's effect on satisfaction in asymptomatic participants. [Subjects and Methods] This study followed a cross-over design and the order of the measurements was counterbalanced. Twenty asymptomatic participants were positioned supine for 5 minutes by using either a CSP or a general pillow (GP) while the activity of the SCM was measured using surface electromyography...
June 2018: Journal of Physical Therapy Science
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29950775/the-test-retest-reliability-and-minimal-detectable-change-of-the-short-form-barthel-index-5-items-and-its-associations-with-chronic-stroke-specific-impairments
#13
Chang-Sik Park
[Purpose] To establish the test-retest reliabilities, minimal detectable change of the Short form Barthel Index and associations with stroke-specific impairments. [Subjects and Methods] The Short form-Barthel Index assessment was tested on 24 chronic stroke patients twice, 7 days apart. A relative reliability index (ICC2,1 ), Weighted Kappa Coefficients was used to examine the level of agreement of test-retest reliability for SF-BI, Absolute reliability indices, including the standard error of measurement and the minimal detectable change...
June 2018: Journal of Physical Therapy Science
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29950774/effects-of-active-vibration-exercise-using-a-flexi-bar-on-balance-and-gait-in-patients-with-chronic-stroke
#14
Dong-Kyu Lee, Ji-Won Han
[Purpose] This study aimed to investigate the effect of active vibration exercise using a Flexi-Bar on the balance and gait of chronic stroke patients. [Subjects and Methods] Twenty-two patients with chronic stroke were randomly assigned to an experimental or control group (n=11 each). The experimental group performed active vibration exercise using a Flexi-Bar. Balance was measured using the Berg Balance Scale and Functional Reach Test. Gait was measured with the 10-meter Walk Test and Timed Up and Go Test...
June 2018: Journal of Physical Therapy Science
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29950773/pelvic-floor-muscle-training-and-electrical-stimulation-as-rehabilitation-after-radical-prostatectomy-a-randomized-controlled-trial
#15
Carla Elaine Laurienzo, Wesley Justino Magnabosco, Fernanda Jabur, Eliney Ferreira Faria, Monica Orsi Gameiro, Almir Jose Sarri, Paulo Roberto Kawano, Hamilto Akihissa Yamamoto, Leonardo Oliveira Reis, João Luiz Amaro
[Purpose] To investigate the effect of electrical stimulation and pelvic floor muscle training on muscle strength, urinary incontinence and erectile function in men with prostate cancer treated by radical prostatectomy. [Subjects and Methods] One hundred twenty-three males were randomized into 3 groups 1 month after RP: (G1, n=40) control; (G2, n=41) guideline: patients were instructed to perform three types of home exercises to strengthen the pelvic floor and (G3, n=42) electrical stimulation: patients in this group were also instructed to perform exercises as group G2, and also received anal electro-stimulation therapy, twice a week for 7 weeks...
June 2018: Journal of Physical Therapy Science
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29950772/changes-in-ventilation-mechanics-during-expiratory-rib-cage-compression-in-healthy-males
#16
Kyoushi Mase, Kenta Yamamoto, Sigefumi Murakami, Kazuaki Kihara, Kazuhiro Matsushita, Masafumi Nozoe, Sachie Takashima
[Purpose] The purpose of this study was to clarify the differences in ventilation mechanics between quiet breathing and expiratory rib cage compression, and between expiratory rib cage compression on the upper rib cage and on the lower rib cage. [Subjects and Methods] Subjects comprised 6 healthy males. Expiratory rib cage compression was performed manually by compressing the upper and lower rib cages. Changes in the lung volume, flow rate, and esophageal and gastric pressure were examined. [Results] The end expiratory lung volume was significantly lower during expiratory rib cage compression than at rest, but the end inspiratory lung volume was not significantly different...
June 2018: Journal of Physical Therapy Science
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29950771/effects-of-integrated-treatment-with-led-and-microcurrent-on-muscle-tone-and-stiffness-in-the-calf-muscle-during-moderate-aerobic-exercise
#17
Sang-Wan Han, Jeong-Woo Lee
[Purpose] This study aimed to investigate the effects of the therapeutic device combined with LED and microcurrent (MC) on muscle tone and stiffness in the calf muscle after its application during moderate aerobic exercise. [Subjects and Methods] Twenty healthy adult subjects were randomized to either the test group of the therapeutic device combined with LED and MC or the control group, and they walked on a 10%-sloped treadmill with a 5 km/hr speed for 30 minutes. Each of the subjects in the test group performed treadmill exercise with the therapeutic device attached to the edge of his or her calf muscle...
June 2018: Journal of Physical Therapy Science
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29950770/effects-of-trunk-stabilization-exercise-on-the-local-muscle-activity-and-balance-ability-of-normal-subjects
#18
Hyun Gyu Cha
[Purpose] The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of trunk stabilization exercise on the transvers abdominalis (TA) and internal oblique (IO) muscle activity and balance ability of normal subjects. [Subjects and Methods] Forty healthy male subjects without orthopedic history of the lower extremity were selected for the present study. The experimental group received a hollowing exercise, curl-up and bridging exercise. The control group received a pelvic tilting exercise in the sitting position for the same period of time...
June 2018: Journal of Physical Therapy Science
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29950769/relationship-between-white-matter-fiber-damage-and-revised-version-of-the-ability-for-basic-movement-scale-in-patients-with-stroke-a-diffusion-tensor-tract-based-spatial-statistic-study
#19
Makoto Tamari, Shunta Umeki, Junji Goto, Yoshihisa Kawano
[Purpose] To clarify the relationship between white matter fiber damage and the Ability for Basic Movement Scale (ABMS) II in patients with stroke in a diffusion tensor tract-based spatial statistic study. [Subjects and Methods] Twelve patients with stroke (seven men and five women, mean age ± SD: 61.6 ± 8.5 years) were evaluated using the ABMS II. The patients were divided into the ABMS II good group and the ABMS II poor group. Tract-based spatial statistical analysis was performed using diffusion tensor images in both groups...
June 2018: Journal of Physical Therapy Science
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29950768/effect-of-scapular-stabilization-exercise-on-neck-alignment-and-muscle-activity-in-patients-with-forward-head-posture
#20
Jeong-Il Kang, Hyun-Ho Choi, Dae-Keun Jeong, Hyun Choi, Young-Jun Moon, Joon-Su Park
[Purpose] The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of scapula movement on neck alignment and the muscles in patients with forward head posture, who has the structural changes around the neck caused from the forward head posture, when scapular stabilization exercise is applied. [Subjects and Methods] A sample of 30 patients with forward head posture were recruited and participated in an intervention for 30 minutes a day, three times per week for 4 weeks. Fifteen patients were assigned to the scapular stabilization exercise group and the remaining 15 were assigned to the neck stabilization exercise group...
June 2018: Journal of Physical Therapy Science
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