A randomized controlled trial of supervised versus unsupervised exercise programs for ambulatory stroke survivors.

@article{Olney2006ARC,
  title={A randomized controlled trial of supervised versus unsupervised exercise programs for ambulatory stroke survivors.},
  author={Sandra Jean Olney and Jennifer R Nymark and B C M C Brouwer and Elsie Culham and Andrew Day and Joan Heard and Margaret Henderson and Krishna Parvataneni},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={2006},
  volume={37 2},
  pages={476-81}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Little is known about the relative efficacy of supervised versus unsupervised community exercise programs for stroke survivors. This study compared the effectiveness of a 10-week supervised strengthening and conditioning program (supervised) with a 1-week supervised instruction program followed by a 9-week unsupervised home program (unsupervised) and evaluated retention of changes at 6 months and 1 year after program completion. METHODS Seventy-two subjects retained at… CONTINUE READING