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STS

 
Society of Thoracic Surgeons.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

STS

Abbreviation for serologic test for syphilis.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

STS

A gene on chromosome Xp22.32 that encodes a protein that catalyses the conversion of sulfated steroid precursors to oestrogens during pregnancy.

Molecular pathology
Defects in STS cause ichthyosis, X-linked.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

STS

1. Serologic tests for syphilis, see there.
2. Soft tissue sarcoma, see there.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

STS

abbrev. SEQUENCE TAGGED SITE.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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On the other hand, chi-square test showed that low lower limb muscle function (i.e., SPPB and sit-to-stand) and muscle mass index (i.e., Janssen index) might interfere in the relation between HTN and cognitive function.
We used descriptive statistics, calculated medians and interquartile ranges (IQR) for demographic data, anthropometric data, walking speed, step-counts, and sit-to-stand counts, and we calculated means and standard deviations for the EE of steady-state activity.
Each sit-to-stand trial consisted of sitting for approximately three seconds, standing up at a self-selected speed, and standing for approximately three seconds.
(2011) Test-retest reliability of the five-repetition sit-to-stand test: a systematic review of the literature involving adults.
A Fuzzy Controller for Lower Limb Exoskeletons during Sit-to-Stand and Stand-to-Sit Movement Using Wearable Sensors.
For all the three cases, we have compared the muscle activation of five muscles that are required for the sit-to-stand and walking.
The ability to perform a sit-to-stand motion is important to the independence of ambulatory adults.
Major Finding: After 12 weeks, patients in the exercise intervention group had a 19% improvement in the 6-minute walk test and a 29% improvement in the sit-to-stand test.
By integrating a supine option into the sit-to-stand stander, Altimate Medical has offered even more positioning choices for children.
Summary of: Liao H-F, Liu Y-C, Liu W-Y, Lin Y-T (2007) Effectiveness of loaded sit-to-stand resistance exercise for children with mild spastic diplegia: A randomized clinical trial.
Twenty inches of sit-to-stand motion is combined with an additional five inches of independent monitor height adjustment and 25 degree screen flit (on flat panel configurations), which benefits nurses and other users, including those who wear progressive lenses.