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The effect of LMM on UWS via KES, HGS, PEF, and depression

Variable a path b path Indirect effect (a × b) BC 95% CI

Lower Upper
Indirect
KES 1.4303 0.0112 0.0160 0.0052 0.0340*
HGS 1.5208 0.0068 0.0104 –0.0078 0.0339
PEF 0.2569 0.0473 0.0122 0.0029 0.0291*
Depression –0.5103 0.0042 0.0034 –0.0006 0.0131
Total 0.0419 0.0193 0.0705
Comparison
KES vs HGS 0.0057 –0.0241 0.0337
KES vs PEF 0.0038 –0.0241 0.0337
KES vs Depression 0.0126 –0.0010 0.0313
HGS vs PEF –0.0018 –0.0266 0.0241
HGS vs KES 0.0070 –0.0116 0.0301
PEF vs Depression 0.0088 –0.0037 0.0257

BC, bias-corrected; CI, confidence interval; KES, knee extension strength; HGS, hand grip strength; PEF, peak expiratory flow. *Significant mediator.

Phys. Ther. Korea 2023;30:202~210 https://doi.org/10.12674/ptk.2023.30.3.202
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