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Table 4 Comparison of parameters agonist/antagonist ratio between the groups

From: The usefulness of isometric protocol for foot flexors and extensors in assessing the effects of 16-week rehabilitation regiment in poststroke patients

Isometric parameter Agon vs antagon (%)
Position (+)15° (−)15°
Paretic side
 Before
  Mean ± SD 101.8 ± 55.2 58.4 ± 32.3 25.8 ± 23.0
  Median 87.2 55.2 20.8
 After
  Mean ± SD 101.5 ± 62.7 59.5 ± 39.3 33.7 ± 49.4
  Median 98.4 55.7 22.6
Non paretic side
 Before
  Mean ± SD 92.0 ± 49.0 55.5 ± 51.3 26.6 ± 27.7
  Median 92.3 39.9 19.9
 After
  Mean ± SD 123.3 ± 83.8 62.0 ± 41.6 33.2 ± 45.8
  Median 95.7 51.8 18.4
Control group
 Mean ± SD 69.3 ± 25.3 36.2 ± 15.1 16.0 ± 7.1
 Median 63.9 33.2 14.9
Before rehabilitation p value
 Paretic vs non paretic
  p NS NS NS
 Non paretic vs control
  p NS NS NS
 Paretic vs control
  p 0.027 0.003 NS
After rehabilitation p value
 Paretic vs non paretic
  p NS NS NS
 Non paretic vs control
  p 0.004 0.011 NS
 Paretic vs control
  p NS 0.014 NS