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ISSN : 2092-8475(Print)
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Journal of International Academy of Physical Therapy Research Vol.9 No.4 pp.1626-1630
DOI : https://doi.org/10.20540/JIAPTR.2018.9.4.1626

Comparison of Balance and Muscle Strength between Dominant and Non-dominant Legs in Adults

Eun Jung Kima,Nam Jin Jungb,Seung Gyu Kimb,Jae Hong Leea
aDaegu Health College, Daegu; bDaegu University, Daegu, Republic of Korea
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Nam Jin Jung, PT, MS Department of Physical Therapy, college of Rehabilitation Sciences, Daegu University Daegu University, 201, Daegudae-ro, Jillyang-eup, Gyeongsan-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do, Republic of Korea Tel: 82-10-9371-5432

Abstract

The purpose of this paper was to investigate the comparison of balance and muscle strength between dominant and non-dominant legs in adults. Thirty adults in their 20s participated in this study. The dominant and non-dominant legs were selected based on the dominant hands of the target. The subject's muscle strength of legs was measured with Nicholas MMT, and the balance was measured with BIO-Rescue. We compared the dominant and non-dominant legs based on the results. The result, indicated no statistical difference on balance and muscle strength between dominant and non-dominant legs(p>.05). The results of this study will be helpful in setting the effective treatment direction and treatment level, and in controlling posture, balance and motor function.

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