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Pathological changes and their assessment in patients after cerebellar infarct

The cerebellum is a structure responsible for many important functions in human life. Cerebellar infarcts are very rare and account for a small percentage of all infarcts. Among other things, the influence of cerebellar infarct on imbalance, the ability to

Published in 2021, 25 (1) Keywords: , , ,

A study to compare forward functional reach between normal and obese subjects

Objective: The aim of the study was to determine the influence of body mass index (BMI) in obese individuals on functional reach. Methods: Obese subjects whose BMI was ≥30 kg/m2 and normal subjects with BMI 18.5-24.9 kg /m2 were considered

Published in 2018, 22 (4) Keywords: , , ,

Assesment of body weight distribution on lower extremities of stroke survivors in quiet standing and while reaching for objects

Background: Majority of stroke survivors suffer problems of balance due to abnormal pattern of weight distribution on their lower extremities. Objectives: The study was aimed to asses body weight distribution on the lower extremities of stroke survivors and healthy controls

Published in 22 (1) Keywords: , , , ,

Developing a tool for objective assessment of trunk balance in people with stroke: A pilot study

Loss of trunk functions following stroke ranks among the major causes of balance impairment and falls. This pilot study was aimed at developing and testing a tool to objectively assess trunk balance in post-stroke individuals. A total of 20 participants

Published in 2017, 21 (1) Keywords: , , ,

Trunk Rotation Training as a tool in improving weight transmission through the paretic lower limb in hemiplegiay

Aim: To determine the effectiveness of training trunk rotation as a tool in improving weight transmission through the paretic lower limb in subjects with hemiplegia. Methods: Thirty stroke subjects were randomly assigned into control group (n=15) and experimental group (n=15).

Published in 20 (2) Keywords: , , , ,

Immediate effect of exoskeleton hbp (human body posturizer) in healthy individuals: A pilot study.

Without the intervention of muscular strength and proprioceptive function, humans would not be able to maintain the upright position , it would tend to fall. This continuous solution of instability promotes a more dynamicity , because an unstable balance structure

Published in 20 (1), 2016 Keywords: , ,

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