Evidence-based risk assessment and recommendations for physical activity clearance: stroke and spinal cord injury.

@article{Zehr2011EvidencebasedRA,
  title={Evidence-based risk assessment and recommendations for physical activity clearance: stroke and spinal cord injury.},
  author={E. Paul Zehr},
  journal={Applied physiology, nutrition, and metabolism = Physiologie appliquee, nutrition et metabolisme},
  year={2011},
  volume={36 Suppl 1},
  pages={S214-31}
}
Physical activity (PA) has potential benefits after stroke or spinal cord injury (SCI), especially in improving efficiency and functional capacity in activities of daily living. Currently, many who could benefit from PA may be routinely excluded from participation because of myths related to functional capacity and the concern for harm. The purpose of this review was to evaluate the literature for reports of adverse events during exercise after stroke or SCI, and to provide recommendations… CONTINUE READING
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