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Title: Effect of arm position and foot placement on the five times sit-to-stand test completion times of female adults older than 50 years of age
Authors: Ng, SSM 
Kwong, PWH
Chau, MSP
Luk, ICY
Wan, SS
Fong, SSM
Keywords: Outcomes
Issue Date: 2015
Publisher: Society of Physical Therapy Science (Rigaku Ryoho Kagakugakkai)
Source: Journal of physical therapy science, 2015, v. 27, no. 6, p. 1755-1759 How to cite?
Journal: Journal of Physical Therapy Science 
Abstract: [Purpose] The five times-sit-to stand test (FTSTS) is a clinical test which is commonly used to assessed the functional muscle strength of the lower limbs of older adults. The aim of this study was to examine the effect of different arm positions and foot placements on the FTSTS completion times of older female adults. [Subjects and Methods] Twenty-nine healthy female subjects, aged 63.1¡Ó5.3 years participated in this cross-sectional study. The times required to complete the FTSTS with 3 different arm positions (hands on thighs, arms crossed over chest, and an augmented arm position with the arms extended forward) and 2 foot placements (neutral and posterior) were recorded. The interaction effect and
ISSN: 0915-5287
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