Importance of specificity, amount, and intensity of locomotor training to improve ambulatory function in patients poststroke.

@article{Hornby2011ImportanceOS,
  title={Importance of specificity, amount, and intensity of locomotor training to improve ambulatory function in patients poststroke.},
  author={T. George Hornby and Donald Straube and Catherine R. Kinnaird and Carey L. Holleran and Anthony J Echauz and Kelly S Rodriguez and Eric J. Wagner and Elizabeth A Narducci},
  journal={Topics in stroke rehabilitation},
  year={2011},
  volume={18 4},
  pages={
          293-307
        }
}
The majority of individuals poststroke recover the ability to walk overground, although residual impairments contribute to reduced walking speed, spatiotemporal asymmetries, inefficient gait, and limited walking activity in the home and community. A substantial number of studies have investigated the effects of various interventions on locomotor function in individuals poststroke; these studies vary widely in types of tasks practiced, the amount of practiced activities, and the intensity or… CONTINUE READING

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