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On SAGE Insight: 4 free must-read journal articles to mark World Stroke Day 2018

Some great free reads on Stroke issues covering prevention programs, food management, disability, infection risk and more…  Journal articles: Cut stroke in half: Polypill for primary prevention in stroke International Journal of Stroke, DOI: 10.1177/1747493018761190, First Published February 20, 2018 … Continue reading

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Can a Wii or X-box console help stroke sufferers with their physical activity program?

Energy expenditure and exercise intensity of interactive video gaming in individuals poststroke From Neurorehabilitation & Neural Repair Individuals poststroke are prone to a sedentary lifestyle, with poor maintenance of long-term physical activity (PA). The American Heart Association and the American … Continue reading

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Benefits of a mini-trampoline training program for stroke sufferers

Effects of a predefined mini-trampoline training program on balance, mobility and activities of daily living after stroke: a randomized controlled pilot study From Clinical Rehabilitation The ability to control balance in the sitting and standing positions after a stroke is … Continue reading

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Rehab robots lend stroke patients a hand

Effects of robot-assisted upper limb rehabilitation on daily function and real-world arm activity in patients with chronic stroke: a randomized controlled trial From Clinical Rehabilitation Patients following a stroke often have weakness on one side of the upper body which … Continue reading

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