Trunk muscle strength in relation to balance and functional disability in unihemispheric stroke patients


Karatas M., Cetin N., Bayramoglu M., Dilek A.

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE & REHABILITATION, vol.83, no.2, pp.81-87, 2004 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 83 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/01.phm.0000107486.99756.c7
  • Journal Name: AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE & REHABILITATION
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED)
  • Page Numbers: pp.81-87
  • Keywords: stroke, trunk muscle strength, isokinetic testing, balance, functional disability, ISO-MACHINES, REHABILITATION, RELIABILITY, ACTIVATION, PREDICTOR, SCALE
  • Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objective: To evaluate trunk muscle strength in unihemispheric stroke patients and to assess how it relates to body balance and functional disability in this patient group.