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sit-to-stand (STS)

1 in the treatment of balance disorders, a movement in which the base of support is transferred from the seat to the feet. The feet begin to accept the weight first by downward pressure through the heels as the pelvis rolls anteriorly. The weight then moves to the front of the feet as the trunk moves forward and the pelvis lifts from the surface.
2 a transfer activity in which a patient moves from sitting to standing.
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23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today VTech announced its Kidizoom Action Cam and Sit-to-Stand Ultimate Alphabet Train(TM) earned 2015 Gold Star Toy Awards from Scholastic Parent & Child magazine.
The primary aim of this study is to determine muscle activation during normal level walking followed by sit-to-stand task, with and without hip implants.
The ability to perform a sit-to-stand motion is important to the independence of ambulatory adults.
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A significant positive effect of the loaded sit-to-stand program on the GMFM and PCI was demonstrated.
The Kidizoom Smartwatch DX earned a Parents' Choice Recommended Award while the Sit-to-Stand Ultimate Alphabet Train(TM) and Write & Learn Creative Center(TM) received Parents' Choice Approved Awards.
These sit-to-stand standers have a "glider" attachment that allows the person to use either their arms, or a combination of arms and legs, to operate the mechanism and "glide" in a reciprocal walking type pattern.
The sit-to-stand lift technology had an enormous impact on residents' psyches when it moved into the bathroom.
And the Sit-to-Stand Ultimate Alphabet Train, an engrossing ride-on toy that grows with a child and teaches letters, colors, numbers and more, is the newest acclaimed introduction from the company's growing Baby, Infant & Preschool line, which now includes more than 100 innovative learning products.
Endorphin Corporation has introduced the Sit-to-Stand (STS) Exerciser, designed to effortlessly duplicate a person's sit-to-stand motion.
The EasyStand's natural sit-to-stand design allows therapists to position their kids in a neutral position, so that the child's weight is equally distributed between the feet & buttocks.