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Additional exercise therapy for the recovery of function after stroke (Protocol)
Galvin, Rose; Lennon, S.; Murphy, B.T.; Cusack, T.; Horgan, Frances N.; Stokes, E.K.
To assess whether additional exercise therapy has an impact on recovery following stroke when compared with routine exercise therapy. The specific objectives of this review are twofold: 1. To examine the impact of additional exercise therapy time on functional recovery following stroke by reviewing RCTs that assess the effects of additional exercise therapy when compared with routine exercise therapy. 2. To determine a minimum threshold of additional exercise therapy time provided to the experimental group below which no clinically relevant benefit is observed
Keyword(s): stroke; exercise therapy; recovery of function
Publication Date:
Type: Review
Peer-Reviewed: Yes
Language(s): English
Institution: University of Limerick
Citation(s): Cochrane Database of Sysematic Research;6, art CD009859
Publisher(s): John Wiley & Sons
First Indexed: 2015-12-03 05:33:04 Last Updated: 2018-08-09 06:34:53