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Table 3 Raw data standard therapy with RSS vs. sham RSS – affected side

From: Daily repetitive sensory stimulation of the paretic hand for the treatment of sensorimotor deficits in patients with subacute stroke: RESET, a randomized, sham-controlled trial

  standard therapy with RSS standard therapy with sham RSS  
PRE POST Cohens d t-test pre-post PRE POST Cohens d t-test pre-post t-test group difference
a
Frey (mN) 87.73 ± 130.36 34.77 ± 85.75 0.48 0.035 48.91 ± 93.94 34.20 ± 83.72 0.17 0.318 0.083
GOT (mm) 7.50 ± 1.84 6.23 ± 2.26 0.61 <0.001 6.42 ± 2.31 5.95 ± 2.45 0.20 0.135 0.023
9-hole in (sec) 146.09 ± 90.24 108.83 ± 87.45 0.42 0.001 136.09 ± 95.38 95.87 ± 86.76 0.44 0.002 0.441
9-hole out (sec) 61.57 ± 85.69 27.65 ± 49.05 0.49 0.034 58.48 ± 85.92 44.00 ± 77.92 0.18 0.387 0.195
Grip strength (kg) 15.55 ± 10.77 20.18 ± 12.26 0.40 0.001 20.44 ± 13.56 21.28 ± 10.90 0.07 0.601 0.026
JTHFT Picking objects (sec) 65.24 ± 48.38 47.72 ± 44.93 0.38 0.034 54.20 ± 40.64 33.60 ± 28.78 0.58 0.106 0.386
JTHFT Feeding (sec) 73.91 ± 48.26 52.40 ± 47.50 0.45 0.031 68.55 ± 46.91 56.25 ± 49.71 0.25 0.327 0.286
JTHFT Stacking (sec) 51.03 ± 52.78 38.10 ± 49.72 0.25 0.295 40.069 ± 52.23 31.23 ± 48.19 0.19 0.500 0.442
b
Frey (mN) 1.67 ± 1.95 1.66 ± 3.12 0.01 0.979 1.66 ± 4.38 1.46 ± 2.60 0.06 0.604 0.645
GOT (mm) 5.15 ± 2.53 4.61 ± 2.57 0.21 0.135 4.14 ± 2.07 3.98 ± 2.06 0.08 0.273 0.543
9-hole in (sec) 23.14 ± 6.95 20.23 ± 4.84 0.49 0.01 21.43 ± 8.72 20.43 ± 7.78 0.12 0.159 0.232
9-hole out (sec) 9.0 ± 2.45 8.14 ± 1.83 0.40 0.062 8.30 ± 2.87 8.22 ± 2.45 0.03 0.833 0.547
Grip strength (kg) 32.90 ± 8.63 34.75 ± 9.47 0.20 0.105 35.21 ± 11.43 34.60 ± 10.58 0.06 0.494 0.481
JTHFT Picking objects (sec) 12.60 ± 4.03 12.74 ± 3.52 0.04 0.973 12.12 ± 5.37 11.99 ± 4.56 0.03 0.759 0.373
JTHFT Feeding (sec) 16.08 ± 6.25 14.66 ± 4.51 0.26 0.269 16.09 ± 10.07 14.38 ± 6.84 0.20 0.172 0.649
JTHFT Stacking (sec) 4.07 ± 1.23 3.67 ± 1.22 0.32 0.298 3.64 ± 1.47 3.35 ± 1.01 0.23 0.136 0.354
  1. JHTFT Jepsen Taylor hand function test
  2. a and b depict the effects of standard therapy with RSS and standard therapy with sham RSS for all 8 unilateral tests used (N = 23 each). Mean (±SD) raw performance values (dimensions indicated in the left columns) pre- and post-therapy for the affected (a) and not affected (b) arm are shown