Contents of the Current Issue

Journal of Physical Therapy Science Vol. 29, No. 6, 2017


Original Articles

Comparison of the trapezius and serratus anterior muscles isolation ratio during different shoulder abduction exercises

Won-gyu Yoo p.964-965

Effect of neurodevelopmental treatment-based physical therapy on the change of muscle strength, spasticity, and gross motor function in children with spastic cerebral palsy

Eun-Young Park, Won-Ho Kim p.966-969

The immediate effect of diaphragm taping with breathing exercise on muscle tone and stiffness of respiratory muscles and SpO2 in stroke patient

Joong-San Wang, Kyun-Hee Cho, Shin-Jun Park p.970-973

The comparison of clinical features and quality of life after total knee replacement

Jiyeon Lee, Jung-hee Kim, Eun-jung Jung, Byoung-Hee Lee p.974-977

Obesity and low back pain: a retrospective cohort study of Japanese males

Yuko Hashimoto, Ko Matsudaira, Susumu S. Sawada, Yuko Gando, Ryoko Kawakami, Chihiro Kinugawa, Takashi Okamoto, Koji Tsukamoto, Motohiko Miyachi, Hisashi Naito p.978-983

Inter-rater and intra-rater reliability of the fluid goniometer for measuring active knee flexion in painful knees; correlations do not mean agreement

Wilton Remigio, Nancy Tsai, Leonivic Layos, Michelle Chavez p.984-988

Effects of task-oriented circuit training on balance and gait ability in subacute stroke patients: a randomized controlled trial

Kyoung Kim, Sang In Jung, Dong Kyu Lee p.989-992

Effect of breathing maneuver combined with upper extremity exercise on respiratory capacity in healthy adult men

Ji Won Han, Kyoung Kim, Seong Hoon Park, Doo Ho Lee p.993-995

Relationship between trunk function evaluated using the trunk righting test and physical function in patients with knee osteoarthritis

Kazuaki Kinoshita, Kazunari Ishida, Masashi Hashimoto, Yuki Yoneda, Yuta Naka, Hideyuki Kitanishi, Hiroki Oyagi, Yuichi Hoshino, Masahiro Kurosaka, Nao Shibanuma p.996-1000

Does the weakening of intrinsic foot muscles cause the decrease of medial longitudinal arch height?

Kazunori Okamura, Shusaku Kanai, Sadaaki Oki, Satoshi Tanaka, Naohisa Hirata, Yoshiaki Sakamura, Norikatsu Idemoto, Hiroki Wada, Akira Otsuka p.1001-1005

Can blood pressure be measured during exercise with an automated sphygmomanometer based on an oscillometric method?

Tomoyuki Shinohara, Naoko Tsuchida, Kanako Seki, Tomohiro Otani, Tatsuya Yamane, Yamato Ishihara, Chinatsu Usuda p.1006-1009

Influence of structural integration and fascial fitness on body image and the perception of back pain

Heidi Baur, Hannes Gatterer, Barbara Hotter, Martin Kopp p.1010-1013

Bacterial contamination in physical therapy departments in the State of Kuwait

Sameera H. Aljadi, Mashael Al-Shemmari, Jumana Al-Ramzi, Shoug Al-Abdullatif, Zahraa Hajeyah, Laila Jamal, Sara Al-Bahar p.1014-1018

Comparison of the tibialis anterior and soleus muscles isolation ratios during the sit-to-stand movement in elderly people

Sang-hoon Lee, Won-gyu Yoo p.1019-1020

Effect of sleep posture on neck muscle activity

Won-Hwee Lee, Min-Seok Ko p.1021-1024

Availability of the Two-step Test to evaluate balance in frail people in a day care service

Kazunori Kojima, Daisuke Kamai, Shogo Ishitani, Susumu Watanabe p.1025-1028

Immediate effects of ankle eversion taping on dynamic and static balance of chronic stroke patients with foot drop

Young Jun Shin, So Min Kim, Hyun Sung Kim p.1029-1031

The effect of the push-up plus on shoulder muscle activation while using a sling with a pulley

Kim Tae Ho, Kong Kwan Woo p.1032-1035

The effects of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) on depression, visual perception, and activities of daily living in stroke patients

Ko-Un Kim, Soo-Han Kim, Tae-Gyu An p.1036-1039

Short-term effect of spiral taping on the pain and walking performance of individuals with chronic ankle instability

Chae-gil Lim p.1040-1042

Effects of pulling direction on upper trapezius and rhomboid muscle activity

Won-gyu Yoo p.1043-1044

The effects of changes in support and inclined boards on lower-extremity muscle activity

Sangyong Lee, Yoon-Hee Choi, Janggon Kim p.1045-1047

The effect of age on hamstring passive properties after a 10-week stretch training

Thomas Haab, Georg Wydra p.1048-1053

Effect of diaphragm breathing exercise applied on the basis of overload principle

Hae-Yong Lee, Song-Hee Cheon, Min-Sik Yong p.1054-1056

Lower trunk muscle activity-induced alignment and cop position during single-leg standing

Tetsuya Nakao, Kenichi Masuda, Shigeyuki Kanai, Junzo Tsujita, Kazufumi Hirakawa, Shuichi Okada p.1057-1061

The reliability and validity of the Korean version of the Upper Limb Functional Index

Tae-Sung In, Jin-Hwa Jung, Keun-Jo Kim, Cu-Rie Lee, Kyoung-Sim Jung, Hwi-Young Cho p.1062-1065

Effects of measurement posture and stimulation intensity on the nociceptive flexion reflex (RIII reflex)

Jeong-Woo Lee, Se-Won Yoon p.1066-1069

The effects of dynamic exercise using the proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation pattern on posture in healthy adults

Misuk Cho, Wontae Gong p.1070-1073

Differences in attention, hand dexterity, and lower extremity activities in the presence or absence of a time limit

Hyo-Lyun Roh p.1074-1078

Effects of high intensity laser therapy on pain and function of patients with chronic back pain

Hyeun-Woo Choi, Jongmin Lee, Sangyong Lee, Jioun Choi, Kwansub Lee, Byung-Kon Kim, Gook-Joo Kim p.1079-1081

The reliability and validity of the Korean version of the spine functional index

Tae-Sung In p.1082-1084

The effects of training using EMG biofeedback on stroke patients upper extremity functions

Ju-Hong Kim p.1085-1088

3D motion analysis of the wrist splint effect to wrist joint movement

Joong-il Shin, Soo-hee Park p.1089-1091

Peripheral circulation indicators in veteran trail runners

Alexander Bolotin, Vladislav Bakayev p.1092-1094

Effect of Neuro-Development Treatment on motor development in preterm infants

Eun-Ju Lee p.1095-1097

2-dimensional analysis of low limb taping methods on ambulation for stroke patients

Jung-Ho Lee p.1098-1101

Rehabilitation in a convalescent rehabilitation ward following an acute ward improves functional recovery and mortality for hip fracture patients: a sequence in a single hospital

Tomohiro Yoshizawa, Tomofumi Nishino, Hajime Mishima, Takeshi Ainoya, Masashi Yamazaki p.1102-1107

Review Article

Is robot-assisted therapy effective in upper extremity recovery in early stage stroke? —a systematic literature review

GaYeong Kim, SeungYeop Lim, HyunJong Kim, ByungJoon Lee, SeungChul Seo, KiHun Cho, WanHee Lee p.1108-1112

Case Studies

Effect of pain scrambler therapy on antineuralgic pain and quality of life after shingles

Yong-Nam Kim, Dong-Kyu Lee, Ho-Jeong Lee p.1113-1115

Effects of 2-week intermittent training in hypobaric hypoxia on the aerobic energy metabolism and performance of cycling athletes with disabilities

Sang-Hoon Kim, Ho-Jung An, Jung-Hyun Choi, Yong-Youn Kim p.1116-1120