Table 1

Average EMG activity (%)*
Pose/muscle GAS HAMS VL GMED
Crescent Trailing 5.6 ± 3.2 13.9 ± 11.9 32.7 ± 25.2 11.0 ± 6.3
Crescent Leading 8.6 ± 5.6 19.4 ± 15.9 43.2 ± 38.4 15.7 ± 9.2
Chair 4.6 ± 2.8 19.2 ± 16.0 49.2 ± 44.7 13.5 ± 10.2
Wall Plank 10.0 ± 6.8 13.9 ± 16.9 14.7 ± 28.4 12.1 ± 17.8
Side Stretch Trailing 4.5 ± 2.6 12.8 ± 9.5 23.3 ± 28.5 11.4 ± 6.3
Side Stretch Leading 15.1 ± 12.6 22.8 ± 21.4 11.7 ± 8.3 12.1 ± 12.8
One-leg Balance 43.9 ± 22.6 85.9 ± 112.0 36.2 ± 35.6 37.9 ± 25.2
Tree 35.7 ± 15.3 36.3 ± 51.3 38.6 ± 39.0 24.6 ± 17.4
Warrior II Trailing 10.0 ± 4.3 17.1 ± 16.3 31.9 ± 24.5 9.4 ± 5.3
Warrior II Leading 8.9 ± 6.3 18.3 ± 14.4 43.8 ± 37.5 16.4 ± 12.1

*Data are expressed as a percentage of the peak EMG activity generated during self-selected walking. GAS = gastrocnemius, HAMS = hamstrings, VL = vastus lateralis, GMED = gluteus medius.

Wang et al.

Wang et al. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2013 13:8   doi:10.1186/1472-6882-13-8

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