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Task-Oriented Aerobic Exercise Training in Chronic Stroke Patients

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00931671
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 2, 2009
Last Update Posted : July 7, 2009
Information provided by:
National Taiwan University Hospital

Brief Summary:
The study is designed to investigate (1) the effects of task-oriented aerobic exercise training on cardiorespiratory fitness, cerebral blood flow, oxygenation, functional performance, and physical activity in patients with chronic stroke. (2) the association between outcomes

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Cerebrovascular Accident Other: Exercise training Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 40 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Single (Participant)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Effects of Task-Oriented Aerobic Exercise Training on Cardiorespiratory Fitness and Cerebral Blood Flow in Chronic Stroke Patients
Study Start Date : November 2007
Actual Primary Completion Date : February 2008
Actual Study Completion Date : May 2008

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Other: Exercise training
aerobic exercise training
Other Name: Exercise

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. symptom-limited exercise test [ Time Frame: 12 wks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. transcranial Doppler measurement [ Time Frame: 12 wks ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   30 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • poststroke duration > 6 months
  • MMSE > 22

Exclusion Criteria:

  • severe cardiovascular disease
  • depression
  • dementia
  • other disease affect the testing of the study

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00931671

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National Taiwan University Hospital
Taipei, Taiwan
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Taiwan University Hospital
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Responsible Party: Ying-Tai Wu, National Taiwan University Identifier: NCT00931671    
Other Study ID Numbers: 200710039R
First Posted: July 2, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 7, 2009
Last Verified: July 2009
Keywords provided by National Taiwan University Hospital:
Physical fitness
Cerebral circulation
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Cerebrovascular Disorders
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases