Physical activity and exercise recommendations for stroke survivors: a statement for healthcare professionals from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.

@article{Billinger2014PhysicalAA,
  title={Physical activity and exercise recommendations for stroke survivors: a statement for healthcare professionals from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.},
  author={Sandra A Billinger and Ross Arena and Julie Bernhardt and Janice J. Eng and Barry A. Franklin and Cheryl Mortag Johnson and Marilyn MacKay-Lyons and Richard F. Macko and Gillian Mead and Elliot J. Roth and Marianne Shaughnessy and Ada Tang},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={2014},
  volume={45 8},
  pages={2532-53}
}
PURPOSE This scientific statement provides an overview of the evidence on physical activity and exercise recommendations for stroke survivors. Evidence suggests that stroke survivors experience physical deconditioning and lead sedentary lifestyles. Therefore, this updated scientific statement serves as an overall guide for practitioners to gain a better understanding of the benefits of physical activity and recommendations for prescribing exercise for stroke survivors across all stages of… CONTINUE READING
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