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Table 2 Schedule of enrollment, interventions, and assessments

From: Efficacy of contralaterally controlled functional electrical stimulation compared to cyclic neuromuscular electrical stimulation and task-oriented training for recovery of hand function after stroke: study protocol for a multi-site randomized controlled trial

Study period Pre-treatment Treatment Follow-up
Timepoint (weeks) <− 2 0 6 12 24 36
Enrollment
 Informed consent X      
 Eligibility assessment X      
 Baseline variables   X     
 Allocation   X     
Interventions
 CCFES   ------ ------------- ------   
 cNMES   ------ ------------- ------   
 TOT   ------ ------------- ------   
Assessments
 End of Treatment Questionnaire     X   
 SIS – Hand Section   X   X   X
 Neuro-QOL UE Function   X   X   X
 Modified Ashworth Scale   X X X X X
 UEFM   X X X X X
 BBT   X X X X X
 SULCS   X X X X X
 ARAT   X X X X X
 MEP excitability   X   X   X
 Ipsilateral MEP excitability   X   X   X
 Interhemispheric inhibition   X   X   X
  1. CCFES contralaterally controlled functional electrical stimulation, cNMES cyclic neuromuscular electrical stimulation, TOT task-oriented-training, SIS stroke impact scale, QOL quality of life, UE upper extremity, UEFM upper extremity Fugl-Meyer assessment, BBT box and blocks test, SULCS stroke upper limb capacity scale, ARAT action research arm test, MEP motor evoked potential