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Journal of Physical Therapy Science Vol. 30, No. 8, 2018

Original Article

Effect of altered carrying angle on the medial-to-lateral activation ratio in the biceps brachii and triceps brachii

Ga-hee Kim, A-young Lee, So-young Park, Yun-jung Heo, Bo-ram Choi 958-959

Exercise loading for cardiopulmonary assessment and evaluation of endurance in amputee football players

Yukio Mikami, Kouki Fukuhara, Toshihiro Kawae, Tetsuhiko Sakamitsu, Yoshiichiro Kamijo, Humihiro Tajima, Hiroaki Kimura, Nobuo Adachi 960-965

Estimation of knee joint reaction force based on the plantar flexion resistance of an ankle-foot orthosis during gait

Masataka Yamamoto, Koji Shimatani, Masaki Hasegawa, Takuya Murata, Yuichi Kurita 966-970

Quantitative evaluation of handwriting: factors that affect pen operating skills

Sho Horie, Katsuyuki Shibata 971-975

The effects of a reciprocal hip exercise on trunk flexion angle and sit-to-stand time in participants with flat backs

Won-gyu Yoo 976-977

Forefoot transverse arch height asymmetry is associated with foot injuries in athletes participating in college track events

Tsubasa Bito, Yuto Tashiro, Yusuke Suzuki, Mirei Kawagoe, Takuya Sonoda, Yasuaki Nakayama, Yuki Yokota, Tomoki Aoyama 978-983

Effect of respiratory exercise on pulmonary function, balance, and gait in patients with chronic stroke

Dong-Kyu Lee, Ho-Jin Jeong, Jong-Su Lee 984-987

Effect of spinal kypho-orthosis to gait and forward flexion in Parkinson disease

Geunyeol Jo, Jinse Park, Ji-yeon Yoon, Haeyu Kim, Seong Cheol Kim,

Sang-Hyun Park 988-992

Relationship between functional balance and walking ability in individuals with chronic stroke

Masumeh Hessam, Reza Salehi, Mohammad Jafar Shaterzadeh Yazdi,  Hossein Negahban, Shahram Rafie, Mohammad Mehravar 993-996

Motor coordination during body rotation while standing in healthy participants

Makoto Suzuki, Hiroyuki Fujisawa, Hiroto Suzuki, Shingo Kawakami, Mamoru Fukuda, Kenichi Murakami 997-1002

Difference in independent mobility improvement from admission to discharge between subacute stroke patients using knee-ankle-foot and those using ankle-foot orthoses

Tomohiro Ota, Hiroyuki Hashidate, Natsuki Shimizu, Akihiko Saito 1003-1008

Safety and immediate effect of gait training using a Hybrid Assistive Limb in patients with cerebral palsy

Kazushi Takahashi, Hirotaka Mutsuzaki, Yuki Mataki, Kenichi Yoshikawa,  Mayumi Matsuda, Keiko Enomoto, Kumiko Sano, Aoi Kubota, Masafumi Mizukami, Nobuaki Iwasaki, Masashi Yamazaki 1009-1013

Effects of core strength training on core stability

Shih-Lin Hsu, Harumi Oda, Saya Shirahata, Mana Watanabe, Makoto Sasaki 1014-1018

Relationship between the use of lower extremity orthoses and the developmental quotient of The Kyoto Scale of Psychological Development in children with Down syndrome

Yoshihide Kanai, Hirotaka Mutsuzaki, Tomohiro Nakayama, Arito Yozu, Nobuaki Iwasaki 1019-1023

Analysis of muscular elasticity according to infrared and ultrasound therapy by sonoelastography

Yeong-Jun Park, Hae-Kag Lee, Jae-Hwan Cho 1024-1029

The effect of disability awareness educational program of university students in the department of physical therapy on reducing prejudices against people with disabilities and increasing positive attitudes toward people with disabilities

Yung Keun Park, Je Ho Kim 1030-1033


Review Article

Prevention of postoperative pulmonary complications through preoperative physiotherapy interventions in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft: literature review

Marina Perelló-Díez, Berta Paz-Lourido 1034-1038


Case Study

The CBP® mirror image® approach to reducing thoracic hyperkyphosis: a retrospective case series of 10 patients

Paul A. Oakley, Jason O. Jaeger, John E. Brown, Todd A. Polatis,  Jeremiah G. Clarke, Clint D. Whittler, Deed E. Harrison 1039-1045

Gait training using a stationary, one-leg gait exercise assist robot for chronic stroke hemiplegia: a case report

Norihide Itoh, Daisuke Imoto, Shuichi Kubo, Kota Takahashi, Norikazu Hishikawa, Yasuo Mikami, Toshikazu Kubo 1046-1051


Original Article

Comparison of posturographic parameters between young taekwondo and tennis athletes

Antonino Patti, Giuseppe Messina, Romilda Palma, Matteo Barcellona, Jessica Brusa, Angelo Iovane, Antonio Palma 1052-1055

Running mechanics of females with bilateral compartment syndrome

Dai Sugimoto, Anna N. Brilliant, Duncan A. d’Hemecourt,  Charles A. d’Hemecourt, Jennifer M. Morse, Pierre A. d’Hemecourt 1056-1062

The impact of auditory rhythmic cueing on gross motor skills in children with autism

Samah Attia El Shemy, Mohamed Salah El-Sayed 1063-1068

Muscle activation pattern during self-propelled treadmill walking

Britt Kostraba, Yi-Ning Wu, Pei-Chun Kao, Caroline Stark,  Sheng-Che Yen, Jinsook Roh 1069-1072

Effects of task-specific movement patterns during resistance exercise on the respiratory functions and thickness of abdominal muscles of children with cerebral palsy: randomized placebo-controlled double-blinded clinical trial

Hae-Yeon Kwon, Byeong-Jo Kim 1073-1080

Tape measure-based real-time feedback during the abdominal draw-in maneuver facilitates isolated transverse abdominal contraction

Tadanobu Suehiro, Hiroshi Ishida, Kenichi Kobara, Daisuke Fujita, Hiroshi Osaka, Susumu Watanabe 1081-1085

Dynamic balance assessment using an unstable board in community-dwelling elderly people

Kazunori Akizuki, Yuki Echizenya, Tatsuya Kaneno, Jun Yabuki, Yukari Ohashi 1086-1091

Effects of modified constraint-induced movement therapy on upper extremity function and occupational performance of stroke patients

Jeong-Hui Kim, Moon-Young Chang 1092-1094

Meaning and potential of interview data in depiction of life stories: interviews of three mothers caring for children with severe disabilities

Masahiro Hayashida, Teruo Yokoi 1095-1098

Altered postural sway during quiet standing in women with clinical lumbar instability

Wantanee Yodchaisarn, Rungthip Puntumetakul, Alongkot Emasithi,  Rose Boucaut, Uraiwan Chatchawan 1099-1102

Effects of McKenzie exercise, Kinesio taping, and myofascial release on the forward head posture

Jiyoung Kim, Sungjoong Kim, Jemyung Shim, Hyebin Kim, Seoungjun Moon, Nahyeon Lee, Mingyeong Lee, Eunju Jin, Eunji Choi 1103-1107

Optimal intensity of PNF stretching: maintaining the efficacy of stretching while ensuring its safety

Wootaek Lim 1108-1111

The effect of different hip rotation angles on electromyography activity of the quadriceps muscle during closed kinetic chain tasks in healthy females

Neda Babadi, Mohammad Mohsen Roostayi, Abbas Rahimi,  Alireza Akbarzadeh Baghban, Alireza Sarmadi, Hosnieh Roostaei 1112-1116


Case Study

Alleviation of chronic spine pain and headaches by reducing forward head posture and thoracic hyperkyphosis: a CBP® case report

Miles O. Fortner, Paul A. Oakley, Deed E. Harrison 1117-1123

Effects of manual therapy with functional electrical stimulation on scoliosis curve in children with cerebral palsy

Do-Hyun Kim, Won-Gyu Yoo 1124-1125

Physical therapy in patients over 60 years of age with a massive and irreparable rotator cuff tear: a case series

Héctor Gutiérrez-Espinoza, Víctor Arriagada-Núñez,  Felipe Araya-Quintanilla, Jonathan Zavala-González, David Rubio-Oyarzún, Roberto Sfeir-Castro, Gonzalo Gana-Hervias 1126-1130

Non-operative correction of flat back syndrome using lumbar extension traction: a CBP® case series of two

Deed E. Harrison, Paul A. Oakley 1131-1137

The effects of a home-based sensorimotor program on executive and motor functions in children with ADHD: a case series

Jin-Kyung Kim 1138-1140