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Understanding the pattern of functional recovery after stroke: facts and theories.
Longitudinal studies show that almost all stroke patients experience at least some predictable degree of functional recovery in the first six months post stroke. However, the non-linear pattern as aExpand
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Poststroke fatigue: course and its relation to personal and stroke-related factors.
OBJECTIVES To describe the course of fatigue during the first year poststroke and to determine the relation between fatigue at 1 year poststroke and personal characteristics, stroke characteristics,Expand
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Strength training in patients with myotonic dystrophy and hereditary motor and sensory neuropathy: a randomized clinical trial.
A randomized clinical trial on the effects of strength training was performed in myotonic dystrophy (MyD) patients and patients with hereditary motor and sensory neuropathy (HMSN). Training and mostExpand
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Determinants of long-term functional consequences after major trauma.
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to describe the long-term functional consequences from major trauma and to quantify the effect of sociodemographic, injury-related, and physical determinantsExpand
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Community ambulation in patients with chronic stroke: how is it related to gait speed?
OBJECTIVE To explore the strength of the association between gait speed and community ambulation and whether this association is significantly distorted by other variables. DESIGN Cross-sectionalExpand
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A patient-specific approach for measuring functional status in low back pain.
BACKGROUND Activities and their importance for daily living vary widely between patients. Patient-specific measurement of functional status means that the evaluation is focused on activities that anExpand
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What influences participation in leisure activities of children and youth with physical disabilities? A systematic review.
In 2001 the International Classification of Functioning (ICF) defined participation as 'someone's involvement in life situations'. Participation in leisure activities contributes to the developmentExpand
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The effects of preoperative exercise therapy on postoperative outcome: a systematic review
Objective: To summarize the current evidence on the effects of preoperative exercise therapy in patients awaiting invasive surgery on postoperative complication rate and length of hospital stay. DataExpand
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Comparing contents of functional outcome measures in stroke rehabilitation using the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health
Purpose. To examine the content of outcome measures that are frequently used in stroke rehabilitation and focus on activities and participation, by linking them to the International Classification ofExpand
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Predicting Improvement in Gait After Stroke: A Longitudinal Prospective Study
Background and Purpose— To study the longitudinal relationship of functional change in walking ability and change in time-dependent covariates and to develop a multivariate regression model toExpand
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