Can a movement-sensing wristwatch prompt arm rehabilitation exercise at home?
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Published in the medical journal, The Lancet, a new study suggests that, when combined, ten potentially modifiable risk factors account for 90% of strokes worldwide. The study was co-funded by the Stroke Association.
The results of a 3-year study into stroke patients and exercise was shared with funders, patients and carers at an event held in the Centre for Medicine at the University of Leicester yesterday.
An investigation of whether functional strength training can improve the ability of stroke survivors to walk and use their arm and hand at least 1 year after stroke
Could an ARNI-based rehabilitation approach benefit stroke survivors?
Use of a metronome with variable beats to retrain walking in stroke survivors
Fellow: Dr Anna Kuppuswamy
Most stroke survivors can walk short distances but do not achieve good community ambulation. This limited mobility has health and wellbeing implications, reducing physical activity and fitness of individuals, making them vulnerable to secondary stroke and other diseases. It also affects their quality of life and ability to participate in social activities.
Trial of an electrical stimulation device for recovery of upper limb function in chronic stroke patients