Introduction Chapter 1 How Does Motor Recover of the Paretic Upper Limb Emerge? Prediction of Upper Limb Recovery after Stroke Prognostic Research What Is the Optimal Timing and Intensity for Upper Training? What Is (modified) Constraint Induced Movement Therapy?
8 1 Stroke is defined by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as: " rapidly developing clinical signs of focal (or global) disturbance of cerebral function, with symptoms lasting 24 hours or longer or leading to death, with no apparent cause other than of vascular origin. 1 Nearly 90 percent off all strokes are ischemic, the remainder are intracerebral and… (More)