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Table 1 Values of sEMG activity in the MTS, STS and control group

From: Comparison between sensory and motor transcutaneous electrical nervous stimulation on electromyographic and kinesiographic activity of patients with temporomandibular disorder: a controlled clinical trial

  MTS group STS group CONTROL group
Baseline After TENS Baseline After TENS Baseline After TENS
LTA 2.79 (1.69) 1.62 (1.08) a,b 2.91 (1.48) 1.70 (0.99) a,b 2.69 (1.25) 3.18 (1.93)
RTA 2.87 (1.76) 1.71 (1.13) a,b 2.83 (1.46) 1.64 (1.07) a,b 2.93 (1.57) 3.36 (1.67)
LMM 1.59 (0.91) 1.17 (0.64) a,b 1.59 (1.17) 1.12 (0.78) a,b 1.37 (1.19) 1.39 (1.26)
RMM 1.47 (1.01) 1.11 (0.77) a,b 1.50 (1.19) 1.14 (0.54) a,b 1.51 (1.19) 1.42 (1.33)
LSM 2.44 (1.81) 2.23 (2.40) 2.51 (1.71) 2.52 (2.05) 2.19 (1.30) 2.38 (1.97)
RSM 2.28 (1.74) 2.24 (2.74) 2.39 (2.33) 2.27 (2.26) 2.46 (1.92) 2.65 (1.81)
LDA 1.99 (1.17) 1.79 (1.11) 1.91 (1.12) 1.82 (0.75) 1.79 (0.76) 1.64 (0.68)
RDA 2.16 (1.26) 1.95 (1.25) 1.98 (1.21) 1.76 (089) 1.94 (1.35) 1.89 (1.09)
  1. Legend: MTS, motor threshold of stimulation; STS, sensorial threshold of stimulation; LTA, left temporalis anterior; RTA, right temporalis anterior; LMM, left masseter muscle; RMM, right masseter muscle; LSM, left sternocleidomastoi muscle; RSM, right sternocleidomastoi muscle; LDA, left digastric anterior; RDA, right digastric anterior.
  2. Letters refer to significant change pre-post treatment (a) or among groups (b).