Effects of functional electrical stimulation on peak torque and body composition in patients with incomplete spinal cord injury

Chin Wei Liu, Shih Ching Chen, Chia Hsin Chen, Tien Wen Chen, Jia Jin Jason Chen, Chun Sheng Lin, Mao Hsiung Huang

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摘要

The aim of this study was to investigate the change in body composition, leg girths, and muscle strength of patients with incomplete spinal cord injury (SCI) after functional electrical stimulation cycling exercises (FESCE). Eighteen subjects with incomplete SCI were recruited. Each patient received FESCE three times per week for 8 weeks. Body composition, thigh and calf girths of bilateral legs, muscle strength of bilateral knee flexors and extensors were measured before and after 4 and 8 weeks of FESCE. A significant increase in bilateral thigh girth after 4 weeks of FESCE and significant increase in muscular peak torque of knee flexion and extension were found after 8 weeks of training. Besides, lean body mass increased significantly after complete treatment. FESCE can increase the thigh girth and muscular peak torque of patients with incomplete spinal cord injury.

原文英語
頁(從 - 到)232-240
頁數9
期刊Kaohsiung Journal of Medical Sciences
23
發行號5
出版狀態已發佈 - 五月 2007

指紋

Torque
Body Composition
Spinal Cord Injuries
Electric Stimulation
Exercise
Thigh
Muscle Strength
Leg
Knee

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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Effects of functional electrical stimulation on peak torque and body composition in patients with incomplete spinal cord injury. / Liu, Chin Wei; Chen, Shih Ching; Chen, Chia Hsin; Chen, Tien Wen; Chen, Jia Jin Jason; Lin, Chun Sheng; Huang, Mao Hsiung.

於: Kaohsiung Journal of Medical Sciences, 卷 23, 編號 5, 05.2007, p. 232-240.

研究成果: 雜誌貢獻文章

Liu, Chin Wei ; Chen, Shih Ching ; Chen, Chia Hsin ; Chen, Tien Wen ; Chen, Jia Jin Jason ; Lin, Chun Sheng ; Huang, Mao Hsiung. / Effects of functional electrical stimulation on peak torque and body composition in patients with incomplete spinal cord injury. 於: Kaohsiung Journal of Medical Sciences. 2007 ; 卷 23, 編號 5. 頁 232-240.
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