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Oxygen Consumption Required by Stroke Patients During Completion of the Modified Rivermead Mobility Index (MRMI)

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 15, 2009
Last Update Posted : September 15, 2009
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The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Brief Summary:
The aim of this study was to measure the oxygen consumption and peak heart rate achieved during Modified Rivermead Mobility Index (MRMI) assessment in age-matched, healthy and stroke patients, and assess the efficacy of the MRMI tasks for aerobic training in patients with stroke.

Condition or disease

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Study Type : Observational
Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional

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MedlinePlus related topics: Oxygen Therapy

Subjects with normal health
Subjects with Stroke

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Oxygen consumption

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Ages Eligible for Study:   50 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
stroke unit of local hospital and community groups

Inclusion Criteria:

  • diagnosis of hemisphere stroke
  • aged fifty or above
  • ambulatory with/ without walking aid
  • had ability to provide informed consent and understand the evaluation procedures

Exclusion Criteria:

  • brainstem and cerebellar lesion
  • unconscious or drowsy
  • musculoskeletal, respiratory or other disease that may limit activity of daily livings
  • serious cardiovascular disease

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00976885

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Cardiopulmonary and exercise physiology laboratory, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hong Kong, China
Sponsors and Collaborators
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

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Responsible Party: Alice YM Jones, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Identifier: NCT00976885     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: HSEARS20090209006
First Posted: September 15, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 15, 2009
Last Verified: September 2009

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Cerebrovascular Disorders
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases