Effects of Regular Brisk Walking in Chronic Stroke Patients
Chronic stroke patients (>6 months) fulfilling including criteria were trained during 3 months. The physical training program was based on walking.
|Study Design:||Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
|Official Title:||Effects of Regular Brisk Walking in Chronic Stroke Patients|
- ACTIVLIM-Stroke (Activity limitations measures) [ Time Frame: 7 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]mainly self-reported outcomes measures
- Stroke Impairment [ Time Frame: 7 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]Stroke related impairment are assessed with specific outcomes measures (SIAS, BBS, ...).
- Walking ability [ Time Frame: 7 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]Walking ability is assessed throuht walking speed and walking endurance
|Study Start Date:||September 2009|
|Study Completion Date:||March 2011|
|Primary Completion Date:||December 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
a cohort of stroke patients trained during 3 month, based on walking
Behavioral: physical training
walking many times a week
Participants had been evaluated 4 times during a long follow-up period of 7 months. Activity limitations were assessed at baseline (enrollment time point), 1 month, 4 months and 7 months later.
|Institut of Neuroscience (IoNS) / UCL, 5375|
|Brussels, Belgium, 1200|
|Principal Investigator:||Jean-Louis Thonnard, PhD||Université catholique de Louvain - Belgium|