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International Journal of Frontiers in Medicine, 2023, 5(6); doi: 10.25236/IJFM.2023.050613.

A Comparison of Sit to Stand Movement between Stroke Subjects and Healthy Subjects


Weiyi Zhan1, Jia Liu2, Zizhuo Xu3, Lan Zhu4

Corresponding Author:
Jia Liu

1School of Healthcare Sciences, Cardiff University, Cardiff, the United Kingdom, CF14 4XN

2Department of Obstetrical, Nanjing Maternity and Child Health Care Hospital, Nanjing, China, 210000

3School of Kinesiology Individual with Disability, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, the United States of America, 22904

4Department of Rehabilitation, the First Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, China, 210000


The sit to stand (STS) movement is a vital part of the activities of daily living (ADL). Due to the influence of the decreasing balance ability, patients with stroke would have high risk of falling when conducting this common movement. This essay had explored and compared the difference of the STS movement between patients with stroke and healthy adults from angular displacements of the trunk and lower limbs, muscular activation, postural control, weight bearing distribution and time aspects in kinematics and kinetics views, which aims to provide reference on reducing the risk of falls and improve the motor function for stroke survivors.


sit to stand, stroke, kinematics and kinetic

Cite This Paper

Weiyi Zhan, Jia Liu, Zizhuo Xu, Lan Zhu. A Comparison of Sit to Stand Movement between Stroke Subjects and Healthy Subjects. International Journal of Frontiers in Medicine (2023), Vol. 5, Issue 6: 85-88. https://doi.org/10.25236/IJFM.2023.050613.


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