Changes in Kinetic Parameters of Gait in Patients with Supratentorial Unilateral Stroke in Chronic Period

Authors

  • Danche Vasileva Faculty of Medical Sciences, University “Goce Delchev”, St. Krste Misirkov 10-A, 2000 Shtip
  • Nikolai Izov Department ”Water Sports”, Faculty of Kinesitherapy, Tourism and Sports Animation, National Sports Academy “Vasil Levski”, Sofia
  • Ivan Maznev Department ”Sports Medicine”, Faculty of Kinesitherapy, Tourism and Sports Animation, National Sports Academy ”Vasil Levski”, Sofia
  • Daniela Lubenova Department „Kinesitherapy and Rehabilitation“, Faculty of Kinesitherapy, Tourism and Sports Animation, National Sports Academy “Vasil Levski”, Sofia
  • Marija Mihova Faculty of Computer Science and Engineering, Ss. Cyril and Methodius University of Skopje, Skopje
  • Velo Markovski University Clinic of Infection Diseases, Ss. Cyril and Methodius University of Skopje, Skopje
  • Carmen Nistor Cseppento Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy, University of Oradea, Oradea

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3889/oamjms.2017.053

Keywords:

Kinetic parameters, Gait, Chronic period, Supratentorial unilateral stroke

Abstract

AIM: The aim of the study is to evaluate the changes of the kinetic parameters of gait in patients with supratentorial unilateral stroke in the chronic period (SUSChP).

MATERIAL AND METHODS: The study was conducted with 67 patients with SUSChP (56 patients included in the experimental group - 32 men and 24 women, with duration of disease 7.8 ± 2.0 months, and 11 patients in the control group - 9 men and 2 women, with duration of disease 7.3 ± 1.5 months). To evaluate the changes in the gait were followed cadence of 6m and 10m and the speed of movement which are the most informative kinetic parameters. Patients in the experimental group were treated with a specialised 10-day KT, which later continued to be performed as an adapted exercise program at home for one month.

RESULTS: After applying specialised kinesitherapeutic methodology (SKTM), the highest trend towards improvement in the kinetic parameters of gait was established after the 1st month with a level of significance during treatment p < 0.001.

CONCLUSION: The enclosed SKTM in the experimental group continued later as an adapted exercise program at home, significantly improving the kinetic parameters of gait in patients with SUSChP, compared with the usual kinesi-therapeutic methodology applied in the control group.

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2017-04-08

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Vasileva D, Izov N, Maznev I, Lubenova D, Mihova M, Markovski V, Nistor Cseppento C. Changes in Kinetic Parameters of Gait in Patients with Supratentorial Unilateral Stroke in Chronic Period. Open Access Maced J Med Sci [Internet]. 2017 Apr. 8 [cited 2022 Oct. 1];5(2):201-6. Available from: https://oamjms.eu/index.php/mjms/article/view/oamjms.2017.053

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