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Comparison of muscle activity during wrist isometric extension in different force level with and without diamond taping (N = 21)

EMG activity Wrist isometric extension t p Cohen’s d

Without taping With taping
75% MVIC 86.11 ± 31.17 85.59 ± 27.80 0.137 0.892 0.03
50% MVIC 59.58 ± 21.88 64.62 ± 24.06 –2.421 0.025* –0.52
25% MVIC 28.30 ± 12.11 32.37 ± 16.89 –2.282 0.034* –0.49
F 33.034* 27.658*

Values are presented as mean ± standard deviation. EMG, electromyography; %MVIC, %maximum voluntary isometric contraction. *p < 0.05.

Phys. Ther. Korea 2021;28:93~100 https://doi.org/10.12674/ptk.2021.28.2.93
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