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Table 2 Description of motor task

From: Comparison of embedded and added motor imagery training in patients after stroke: results of a randomised controlled pilot trial

Stage Modified stages Comment Stage Recommended stages Illustration
0 Standing Freely, no chair support 0 Standing Please see Figure 2.
1 Stride standing Non-affected hand rests on the chair without armrests 1 Stride standing,
non-affected leg comes to front
Please see Figure 3.
2 To half-kneeling on to a large foam wedge Non-affected hand rests on the chair without armrests    Not applicable
3 To half-kneeling on to a small wedge Non-affected hand rests on the chair without armrests    Not applicable
4 To half-kneeling on a mat Non-affected hand rests on the chair without armrests 2 To half-kneeling on knee of affected leg on a mat Please see Figure 4.
5 To high-kneeling on a mat Non-affected hand rests on the chair without armrests 3 To high-kneeling on a mat Please see Figure 5.
6 To half-sitting on two pillows Non-affected hand on mat    Not applicable
7 To half-sitting on one pillow Non-affected hand on mat    Not applicable
8 To half-sitting on a mat Non-affected hand on mat 4 To half-sitting on the non-affected side on a mat Please see Figure 6.
9 To side lying on a large wedge Laying on non-affected side, head padded on one small pillow    Not applicable
10 To side lying on a small wedge Laying on non-affected side, head padded on one small pillow    Not applicable
11 To side lying on a mat Laying on non-affected side, head padded on one small pillow 5 To side laying on a mat Please see Figure 7.
12 To supine lying on a mat Head padded on one small pillow 6 To supine laying on a mat Please see Figure 8.