Table 2

Mean ± standard deviation normalized RMS values for both groups during each movement phase throughout the experimentation
Phases Level Time Experimental group (n=30) Control group (n=30)
Quiet Standing L2 Baseline 0.367 ± 0.120 0.367 ± 0.116
Post SMT 0.379 ± 0.125 0.371 ± 0.122
Post SMT 5 min 0.367 ± 0.131 0.362 ± 0.121
Post SMT 30 min 0.376 ± 0.125 0.400 ± 0.124
L5 Baseline 0.321 ± 0.115 0.340 ± 0.153
Post SMT 0.319 ± 0.108 0.352 ± 0.161
Post SMT 5 min 0.313 ± 0.114 0.344 ± 0.162
Post SMT 30 min 0.321 ± 0.134 0.356 ± 0.183
Flexion L2 Baseline 0.577 ± 0.190 0.587 ± 0.168
Post SMT 0.558 ± 0.193 0.575 ± 0.185
Post SMT 5 min 0.560 ± 0.171 0.573 ± 0.163
Post SMT 30 min 0.554 ± 0.179 0.620 ± 0.183
L5 Baseline 0.601 ± 0.150 0.578 ± 0.151
Post SMT 0.559 ± 0.119 0.589 ± 0.172
Post SMT 5 min 0.584 ± 0.162 0.617 ± 0.249
Post SMT 30 min 0.590 ± 0.141 0.590 ± 0.166
Full flexion L2 Baseline 0.413 ± 0.256 0.477 ± 0.251
Post SMT 0.410 ± 0.271 0.449 ± 0.267
Post SMT 5 min 0.377 ± 0.252 0.434 ± 0.228
Post SMT 30 min 0.393 ± 0.254 0.513 ± 0.276
L5 Baseline 0.423 ± 0.261 0.428 ± 0.278
Post SMT 0.376 ± 0.238 0.406 ± 0.277
Post SMT 5 min 0.377 ± 0.246 0.403 ± 0.272
Post SMT 30 min 0.412 ± 0.252 0.449 ± 0.263
Extension L2 Baseline 0.986 ± 0.056 1.003 ± 0.085
Post SMT 0.975 ± 0.097 0.991 ± 0.130
Post SMT 5 min 0.977 ± 0.099 0.990 ± 0.125
Post SMT 30 min 1.005 ± 0.116 1.040 ± 0.180
L5 Baseline 0.995 ± 0.062 0.997 ± 0.094
Post SMT 0.940 ± 0.092 1.009 ± 0.180
Post SMT 5 min 0.940 ± 0.100 1.004 ± 0.181
Post SMT 30 min 0.974 ± 0.14 0.99 ± 0.180

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Harvey and Descarreaux BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2013 14:92   doi:10.1186/1471-2474-14-92

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