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Table 3 Reachable workspace

From: Feasibility and effectiveness of a novel dynamic arm support in persons with spinal muscular atrophy and duchenne muscular dystrophy

  Right arm Left arm
Without support With support Difference with-without support Without support With support Difference with-without support
Relative surface area
 Subject 1 0.03 0.14 0.11 0.04 0.12 0.08
 Subject 2 0.20 0.16 − 0.04 0.17 0.17 0.00
 Subject 3 0.06 0.15 0.09 0.07 0.12 0.05
 Subject 4 0.19 0.20 0.01 0.10 0.23 0.13
 Subject 5 0.08 0.05 0.02 0.04 0.05 0.01
 Subject 6 0.16 0.19 0.03 0.14 0.21 0.07
Median (range) 0.12 (0.09;0.37) 0.16 (0.05;0.20) 0.02 (− 0.04;0.11) 0.09 (0.04;0.17) 0.15 (0.05;0.23) 0.06 (0.00;0.13)
Absolute surface area (m2)
 Subject 1 0.05 0.22 0.17 0.06 0.17 0.11
 Subject 2 0.33 0.25 − 0.07 0.26 0.20 − 0.05
 Subject 3 0.11 0.26 0.15 0.12 0.15 0.03
 Subject 4 0.36 0.34 − 0.02 0.18 0.31 0.13
 Subject 5 0.09 0.07 − 0.02 0.04 0.04 0.00
 Subject 6 0.37 0.36 0.00 0.28 0.37 0.08
Median (range) 0.22 (0.09;0.37) 0.26 (0.07;0.36) − 0.01 (− 0.07;0.17) 0.15 (0.04;0.28) 0.19 (0.04;0.37) 0.06 (0.00;0.13)