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Table. 2.

Table. 2.

Differences in Muscle tone between the Three Groups

Pre-test Z Post-test Z


Muscle Vari-able Paretic Side Non-Paretic Side Paretic Side Non-Paretic Side
TENS group (n = 7)

AEO MT 13.27 ± 1.60 14.26 ± 1.53 -2.366* 13.76 ± 1.59 14.54 ± 1.53 -1.609
LD MT 13.17 ± 2.45 14.50 ± 3.39 -2.366* 14.04 ± 2.87 14.66 ± 3.00 -1.529

Placebo TENS group (n = 7)

AEO MT 11.81 ± 1.07 12.82 ± 1.06 -2.366* 12.57 ± 1.52 13.80 ± 1.29 -2.384*
LD MT 13.66 ± 1.30 14.77 ± 1.45 -2.366* 14.99 ± 1.32 15.74 ± 1.59 -2.201*

Control group (n = 6)

AEO MT 12.75 ± 1.71 13.60 ± 1.78 -2.023* 13.03 ± 1.46 13.98 ± 1.54 -2.201*
LD MT 13.85 ± 1.37 14.68 ± 1.73 -1.992* 14.30 ± 1.41 15.10 ± 1.53 -2.207*

Mean ± standard deviation, *p < .05, AEO:Abdominal external oblique muscle LD : Latissimus dorsi muscle, MT : Muscle tone (HZ)

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