High-intensity aerobic interval training for patients 3-9 months after stroke: a feasibility study.

@article{Askim2014HighintensityAI,
  title={High-intensity aerobic interval training for patients 3-9 months after stroke: a feasibility study.},
  author={Torunn Askim and Anne Eitrem Dahl and Inger Lise Aamot and Anne Hokstad and Jorunn L. Helbostad and Bent Indredavik},
  journal={Physiotherapy research international : the journal for researchers and clinicians in physical therapy},
  year={2014},
  volume={19 3},
  pages={129-39}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE High-intensity aerobic interval training (AIT) has shown to be beneficial in patients with cardiac and pulmonary diseases. Presumably, patients with stroke also benefit from such treatment. However, the feasibility and potential efficacy of high-intensity AIT should be investigated for patients early after stroke. METHODS This was a single-group, pre-test-post-test, intervention study. The intervention consisted of a 6-week high-intensity AIT programme, performed twice… CONTINUE READING

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