Neurobiomechanical differences between successful and unsuccessful sit to stand movements performed by acute stroke patients

Kerr, A. and Clark, A. and Pomeroy, V. (2018) Neurobiomechanical differences between successful and unsuccessful sit to stand movements performed by acute stroke patients. Gait and Posture. ISSN 0966-6362

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    Abstract

    The sit to stand (StS) movement is a frequently performed functional task that individuals with motor impairment can find difficult, threatening their ability to live independently [1]. Understanding the characteristics that differ between a successful and an unsuccessful StS attempt could enable a more targeted approach to rehabilitation.