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Table. 5.

Table. 5.

Comparison of Neck Disability Index (NDI) Scores and Cervical Passive Range of Motion (PROM) Changes Among the Three Groups (N=81)

CharacteristicSensorimotor training group (STG, n1=27)Therapeutic stretching group (TSG, n2=27)Home exercise group (HEG, n3=27)F (p-Valueb)
NDI (score)
Pre-test16.141±11.25212.890±5.89111.711±4.542-1.031 (.091)
Post-test7.570±7.0128.004±5.16111.142±3.9817.593 (.012)*
t (p-valuea)4.862 (.022a)*3.245 (.031)*1.541 (.178)
Cervical PROM (˚)
Flexion
Pre-test39.572±5.26141.574±8.90646.861±5.642-1.892 (.094)
Post-test48.431±3.21442.290±2.10945.861±3.9728.051 (.003)**
t (p-value)-3.373 (.012)*-.934 (.748).891 (.818)
Extension
Pre-test47.143±9.35151.574±8.89169.141±10.391-1.965 (.061)
Post-test54.861±11.55256.146±9.11068.711±11.4435.233 (.032)*
t (p-value)-4.787 (.003)**-3.181 (.032)*.748 (.845)
Left lateral flexion
Pre-test34.001±5.77237.431±6.24640.001±6.144-.961 (.872)
Post-test40.861±6.99239.001±8.79238.051±7.5245.703 (.010)*
t (p-value)-3.253 (.012)*-1.115 (.084)1.303 (.074)
Right lateral flexion
Pre-test36.432±4.83138.296±7.23144.861±5.243-1.905 (.087)
Post-test43.711±7.04138.572±6.36142.290±4.0356.541 (.008)**
t (p-value)-3.312 (.011)*-.778 (.839)1.935 (.069)
Left rotation
Pre-test55.861±8.21261.431±11.50368.572±9.241-1.334 (.093)
Post-test63.141±7.67765.437±10.29566.141±6.1035.321 (.022)*
t (p-value)-3.251 (.013)*-3.010 (.041)*1.871 (.069)
Right rotation
Pre-test54.431±9.22161.296±8.48368.292±11.284-1.210 (.090)
Post-test63.007±5.72864.296±11.01367.861±10.0925.982 (.010)*
t (p-value)-3.751 (.013)*-1.997 (.075).456 (.954)

Values are expressed as the mean±standard deviation..

Intra-group comparison.

Inter-group comparison.

p<.05,

p<.01.

Significantly different compared to the HEG.

Significantly different compared to the TSG

J Korean Soc Phys Med 2019;14:29-40 https://doi.org/10.13066/kspm.2019.14.2.29
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