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Table 3 Outcomes of 6-min walk test (6MWT) and lower extremity motor scores (LEMS)

From: Exoskeleton-assisted walking improves pulmonary function and walking parameters among individuals with spinal cord injury: a randomized controlled pilot study

Characteristic, median (IQR) EAW group (n = 9) Conventional group (n = 9) p-values between groups
Pre Post p-value in group Pre Post p-value in group Pre Post
Distance 0 (0) 17.3 (11.9) 0.161 0 (0) 0 (16.0) 0.180 0.999 0.079
Herat rate 86.8 ± 10.3 107 ± 19.6 0.003 84.3 ± 7.2 87 (12.5) 0.725 0.569 0.021
RPE 0 (0) 2.0 (2.0) 0.011 0(0) 0 (1.5) 0.655 0.999 0.020
SpO2 95.7% ± 1.2% 95.1% ± 1.5% 0.179 95.4% ± 2.1% 97.1% ± 2.5% 0.056 0.785 0.059
LEMS 0 (1.5) 1.0 (16) 0.180 0 (0) 0 (11.0) 0.068 0.297 0.777
  1. Report the mean ± standard deviation, RPE rate of perceived exertion, SpO2 peripheral oxygen saturation, IQR interquartile range